Effect of bombesin on feeding behavior.

  title={Effect of bombesin on feeding behavior.},
  author={James Gibbs},
  journal={Life sciences},
  volume={37 2},
Peripherally-administered bombesin and gastrin-releasing peptide produce potent, dose-related, and specific reductions of food intake at test meals in rats. Similar effects on meal size are observed after intraperitoneal injections in mice and after intravenous infusions in baboons and humans. The mechanism for this effect is unknown, but the action of bombesin is not blocked by complete subdiaphragmatic vagotomy, by a variety of peripheral endocrine and neural ablations, or by lesions of the… CONTINUE READING


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