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Longitudinal measures of ghrelin and leptin are associated with growth of Peruvian infants 6–14 months of age

Citation

Arsenault, J. E., Havel, P. J., de Romana, D. L., Penny, M. E., & Brown, K. H. (2006). Longitudinal measures of ghrelin and leptin are associated with growth of Peruvian infants 6-14 months of age. In [20], pp. A589–A589. .

Abstract

Ghrelin and leptin are hormonal regulators of energy balance and therefore may be related to growth during infancy. As part of a zinc intervention trial, we measured plasma ghrelin, leptin, weight, length, and energy intake 3 times at 3-month intervals (T1,T2,T3) among 105 breast-fed infants aged 6–8 months initially who were at risk of stunting (length-for-age Z-score, LAZ