Affiliation: University of Tokyo
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- Ishikawa M, Kitayama J, Nagawa H. Expression pattern of leptin and leptin receptor (OB-R) in human gastric cancer. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:5517-22 pubmed..Functional upregulation of leptin/OB-R may have a positive role in the development and initial phase of progression in gastric cancer. ..