Attenuation of stress-induced anorexia in brown trout (Salmo trutta) by pre-treatment with dietary l-tryptophan.

@article{Hglund2007AttenuationOS,
  title={Attenuation of stress-induced anorexia in brown trout (Salmo trutta) by pre-treatment with dietary l-tryptophan.},
  author={Erik H{\"o}glund and Christina S\orensen and Marit J\orgensen Bakke and G{\"o}ran E Nilsson and Oyvind Overli},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={786-9}
}
The general consensus is that brain serotonin (5-HT) inhibits feed intake in teleost fishes and other vertebrates. Dietary manipulations with the 5-HT precursor tryptophan (TRP) have, however, yielded contradictory effects on feed intake, while studies of the endocrine response to stress indicate that the effects of TRP-enriched feed are context dependent. A characteristic behavioural response to stress is a reduction in feed intake, and in the present study we investigated whether pre… CONTINUE READING
17 Citations
31 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

Suppression of aggressive behaviour in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), by L-tryptophan supplementation

  • E Höglund, MJ Bakke, Ø Øverli, S Winberg, GE Nilsson
  • Aquaculture
  • 2005
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…