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Glucocorticoid secretion is a key endocrine response to stress. It has been reported that prenatal stress induces long-lasting alterations in body weight regulation systems, which persist after the(More)
Orexin, which is also called as hypocretin (Hcrt), a product of the prepro-orexin (pp-orexin//Hcrt) gene, affects various physiological and behavioral functions, such as the sleep-wake cycle and(More)
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is an important hypothalamic orexigenic neuropeptide that acts in the brain. It has been established that the fasting-induced up-regulation of NPY expression is mainly caused by(More)
Although prenatal undernutrition affects the development of metabolic, physiological, and reproductive functions, it remains unclear whether it also affects physiological responses to undernutrition(More)