Appetite Control by Elizabeth C. Cottrell, Julian G. Mercer (auth.), Hans-Georg

By Elizabeth C. Cottrell, Julian G. Mercer (auth.), Hans-Georg Joost (eds.)

The quantity ‘Appetite regulate’ presents a accomplished description of the mechanisms controlling nutrition consumption, and thereby strength stability, within the mammalian organism. over the past decade, examine during this region has produced a amazing wealth of knowledge and has characterised the functionality of diverse peptides, transmitters, and receptors in urge for food regulate. disorder of those circuits ends up in weight problems, a turning out to be healthiness crisis. although, the plethora of mechanistic info is in marked contrasts to a virtually whole loss of anti-obesity medications that meet the security criteria required for the continual remedy of morbid weight problems. accordingly, ongoing examine goals to spot extra ambitions and brokers for a pharmacological intervention. therefore, the mechanisms of urge for food keep an eye on in addition to all brokers interfering with its keep watch over are of substantial useful interest.

The authors of the quantity are exceptional scientists who're top specialists within the box, and who've contributed very important, unique info to our knowing of the mechanisms of urge for food regulate. they've got particularly diverse medical backgrounds and, jointly, they signify all suitable disciplines. Thereby, the themes are provided from diverse issues of view, now not solely from that of pharmacology and neuroendocrinology. hence, the quantity addresses all scientists who're drawn to the sector of weight problems examine and the pathophysiology of urge for food control.

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4 NPY and Adiposity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 NPY and Energy Expenditure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Problems with the Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Potential Clinical Applications of NPY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 27 29 30 31 32 35 36 36 Abstract When administered into the brain, NPY acts at Y1 and Y5 receptors to increase food intake. The response occurs with a short latency and is quite robust, such that exogenous NPY is generally considered to be the most potent of a growing list of orexigenic compounds that act in the brain.

2003). POMC-expressing neurons in the ARC and in the hindbrain cleave the parent molecule into a-melanocytestimulating hormone (aMSH). , animals administered MC3/4 agonists into the third ventricle or else directly into the PVN eat less and lose weight (Giraudo et al. 1998; Kim et al. 2000; Thiele et al. 1998a). NPY acts on some of the same target neurons to elicit an anabolic response. Hence, it is the balance of NPY-induced anabolic and aMSHinduced catabolic responses that is considered to be important, and it is also important to note that POMC/aMSH neurons also project directly to ARC NPY neurons, suppressing their activity (Cowley et al.

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