Ob receptor | definition of ob receptor by Medical dictionary
ob receptor One of a family of LEPTIN receptors on the choroid plexus of the brain through which the cytokine appears to enter the brain to perform its function of switching off appetite.
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The Ob receptor
b (ObRb) isoform of leptin binds to the JAK-STAT intracellular signaling system.
(Cambridge, MA) has patented nucleotides that encode Ob receptor
(ObR), a receptor protein that participates in mammalian body weight regulation.