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BACKGROUND Kisspeptin is a critical regulator of normal reproductive function. A single injection of kisspeptin in healthy human volunteers potently stimulates gonadotropin release. However, the(More)
The anorexigenic gut hormones oxyntomodulin (OXM) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) are thought to physiologically regulate appetite and food intake. Using manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance(More)
Peptide YY (PYY) is secreted postprandially from the endocrine L cells of the gastrointestinal tract. PYY(3-36), the major circulating form of the peptide, is thought to reduce food intake in humans(More)