Term Information [More information on response to leptin]

Accession
GO:0044321
Name
response to leptin
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
response to leptin stimulus
Definition
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]. Source: GOC:yaf
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Ancestors of response to leptin (GO:0044321)
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response to leptin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
response to leptin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
response to leptin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to chemical (GO:0042221)
response to leptin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to endogenous stimulus (GO:0009719)
response to leptin [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to organic substance (GO:0010033)
response to leptin [is_a relation] is_a  response to hormone (GO:0009725)
Children of response to leptin (GO:0044321)
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cellular response to leptin stimulus (GO:0044320) [is_a relation] is_a  response to leptin
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