R E Crowder

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Megestrol acetate, a synthetic progestogen, stimulates appetite through an unknown mechanism. We tested the hypothesis that it might act, at least in part, by stimulating the activity of hypothalamic pathways containing neuropeptide Y, a potent central appetite stimulant in rats. Administration of megestrol acetate (50 mg/kg/day, n = 8) for 9 days(More)
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