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Category:GO:0044321 ! response to leptin

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DAG for GO:0044321id: GO:0044321

name: response to leptin
namespace: biological_process
def: "Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a leptin stimulus. Leptin is a hormone manufactured primarily in the adipocytes of white adipose tissue, and the level of circulating leptin is directly proportional to the total amount of fat in the body. It plays a key role in regulating energy intake and energy expenditure, including appetite and metabolism]." [GOC:yaf]
synonym: "response to leptin stimulus" EXACT [GOC:dos]
is_a: GO:0009725 ! response to hormone

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0044321</GOterm>
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