Learn More
In this study, we report nesfatin-1 immunoreactivity in the gastrointestinal tract of Casertana breed pig. The newly discovered anorexigenic peptide nesfatin-1 has been shown to possess physiological relevance in regulating food intake and energy homeostasis at a central level, although evidence has been accumulating that it may also play important(More)
This study provides a general approach to the presence and possible role of orexins and their receptors in the gut (three gastric chambers and intestine) of confined environment bottlenose dolphin. The expression of prepro-orexin, orexin A and B and orexin 1 and 2 receptors were investigated by single immunostaining and western blot analysis. The(More)
Acknowledgments This thesis has been submitted to the University " Federico II " of Napoli in fulfilment of the requirements for the Doctoral degree in Matematica per l'Analisi Economica e la Finanza at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. to thank Steven for this enjoyable and productive visit. I would like also to thank the Board of the Doctoral(More)