Brain Insulin: Regulation, Mechanisms of Action and Functions

  title={Brain Insulin: Regulation, Mechanisms of Action and Functions},
  author={Kyriaki Gerozissis},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology},
1. While many questions remain unanswered, it is now well documented that, contrary to earlier views, insulin is an important neuromodulator, contributing to neurobiological processes, in particular energy homeostasis and cognition. A specific role on cognitive functions related to feeding is proposed, and it is suggested that brain insulin from different sources might be involved in the above vital functions in health and disease. 2. A molecule identical to pancreatic insulin, and specific… CONTINUE READING