Assessment of new functional roles for galanin in the CNS.

  title={Assessment of new functional roles for galanin in the CNS.},
  author={Ariel Brewer and David J. Echevarria and U Lo Langel and John K. Robinson},
  volume={39 3},
There is considerable evidence that galanin plays an important role in food intake, nociception, stress reactivity, sexual behavior, and learning. However, its involvement in other important behavioral processes, especially higher cognition, has not been systematically investigated. This review summarizes our recent efforts to explore the role of galanin in executive processes as well as in fundamental motivational and motor productive processes that are essential to the behavioral assessment… CONTINUE READING