Asuka Mano-Otagiri

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Anorexia nervosa is mostly seen in adolescent females, although the gender-differentiation mechanism is unclear. Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), a key peptide for stress responses such as(More)
Intracerebroventricular (icv) injection of ghrelin increases food intake via activation of neuropeptide Y (NPY)/agouti-related protein (AgRP) neurons, which express growth hormone secretagogue(More)
Nicotine is known to stimulate energy expenditure, although the precise mechanism is unclear. To clarify the involvement of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) in the mechanism by which nicotine(More)
GH secretagogue (GHS)/ghrelin stimulates GH secretion by binding mainly to its receptor (GHS-R) on GHRH neurons in the arcuate nucleus (Arc) of the hypothalamus. GHRH, somatostatin, and neuropeptide(More)