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LEP

A gene on chromosome 7q31.3 that encodes leptin, a protein secreted by white adipocytes, which plays a key role in regulating body weight. By binding to its cognate receptor, leptin is part of a signalling pathway which inhibits food intake and regulates energy expenditure to maintain fat homeostasis. Leptin plays a role in the endocrine system, and is involved in regulating immune and inflammatory responses, haematopoiesis, angiogenesis, reproduction, glucose homeostasis, bone formation, and wound healing.

Molecular pathology
Mutations of LEP and/or its regulatory regions are linked to obesity, morbid obesity with hypogonadism, and type-2 diabetes.

LEP

low egg passage, with reference to virus attenuation usually for vaccine production.
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CAMBRIDGE, England, October 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following quickly behind the recent announcement by Cambridge Display Technology (CDT) [Nasdaq: OLED] and Sumation(R) of rapid progress in the development of longer lifetime blue light emitting polymers, comes this announcement of similarly impressive progress on red materials.
This is a very exciting development for Spectra aimed at establishing our position in complete new markets and novel applications, such as jetting of light emitting polymers, as well as enforcing our position in current markets," said Per Frost, Spectra's vice president marketing and sales.
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6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cambridge Display Technology (CDT) and Sumation(R) -- its joint venture partner with Sumitomo Chemical -- announce rapid progress in the development of longer lifetime blue light emitting polymers suitable for full color, video capable P-OLED displays.
One of Litrex's parent companies, Cambridge Display Technology (Nasdaq:OLED), is a pioneer in the development of light emitting polymers (P-OLEDs) which are thin, lightweight and power efficient organic diodes that emit light when an electric current flows.
Cambridge Display Technology is a global leader in the research, development and commercialization of light emitting polymers, which are targeted for use in a wide range of electronic display products used for information management, communications and entertainment.