Response to Comment on: Kim et al. (2010) Hypothalamic Angptl4/Fiaf Is a Novel Regulator of Food Intake and Body Weight. Diabetes;59:2772–2780

  1. Min Seon Kim
  1. From the Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Songpa-ku, Republic of Korea.
  1. Corresponding author: Min Seon Kim, mskim{at}

I thank Wilkinson et al. (1) for their helpful comments on our article (2). As they summarized well in their review article (3), many adipokines including leptin, resistin, and Angptl4/Fiaf are expressed in the brain, although their biological functions remain to be established. Supporting our study, Wilkinson and colleagues (4,5) previously demonstrated the expression of Agnptl4/Fiaf …

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