- Accession Number
Polypeptides produced by the ADIPOCYTES. They include LEPTIN; ADIPONECTIN; RESISTIN; and many cytokines of the immune system, such as TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA; INTERLEUKIN-6; and COMPLEMENT FACTOR D (also known as ADIPSIN). They have potent autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine functions.
Drug Drug Description Leptin Investigated for use/treatment in lipodystrophy and obesity. Metreleptin A leptin analogue used as an adjunct to diet as replacement therapy to treat the complications of leptin deficiency in patients with congenital or acquired generalized lipodystrophy.
- Drugs & Drug Targets
Drug Target Type Leptin Leptin receptor target Metreleptin Leptin receptor target