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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2015, Article ID 173218, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/173218
Research Article

Polymorphism in LEP and LEPR May Modify Leptin Levels and Represent Risk Factors for Thyroid Cancer

1Laboratory of Cancer Molecular Genetics (Gemoca), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (FCM-Unicamp), Rua Tessalia Vieira de Camargo 126, 13083-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil
2Laboratory of Investigation on Metabolism and Diabetes (LIMED), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (FCM-Unicamp), Rua Carlos Chagas 420, 13083-878 Campinas, SP, Brazil
3Service of Nuclear Medicine, University of Campinas, Rua Vital Brasil 251, 13083-888 Campinas, SP, Brazil
4Service of Endocrinology, University of Campinas, Rua Vital Brasil 251, 13083-888 Campinas, SP, Brazil
5Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Barretos Cancer Hospital, Rua Antenor Duarte Vilela 1331, 14784-400 Barretos, SP, Brazil

Received 6 January 2015; Accepted 13 February 2015

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Damante

Copyright © 2015 Marjory Alana Marcello et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Marjory Alana Marcello, Antonio Ramos Calixto, Jacqueline Fatima Martins de Almeida, et al., “Polymorphism in LEP and LEPR May Modify Leptin Levels and Represent Risk Factors for Thyroid Cancer,” International Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 2015, Article ID 173218, 8 pages, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/173218.