Abstract| Volume 263, e166, August 2017

Dietary composition may influence Nesfatin-1 plasma concentration in humans

      Aim: Nesfatin-1 is a energy-regulating peptide that inhibits food intake trough a leptin-independent melanocortin pathway. It is widely expressed in different tissues with an expression level in stomach 20-fold higher than in brain. It has been reported a possible influence of diet composition on Nesfatin-1 production in gastrointestinal tract, in different animal models, however no data in humans are available. We investigated the relationship between dietary intake and Nefsatin-1 plasmatic levels in a cohort of healthy subjects.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to Atherosclerosis
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect