Effect of neuromedin S on feeding regulation in the Japanese quail.

  title={Effect of neuromedin S on feeding regulation in the Japanese quail.},
  author={Saad M Shousha and Keiko Nakahara and Miho Sato and Kenji Mori and Mikiya Miyazato and Kenji Kangawa and Noboru Murakami},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  volume={391 3},
Neuromedin S (NMS) was recently isolated from the brains of humans, mice and rats as an endogenous ligand for the orphan G protein-coupled receptors FM-3 and FM-4, which have been identified as neuromedin U (NMU) receptors 1 and 2, respectively. To investigate the role of NMS in avian species, we elucidated the effect of intracerebroventricular (i.c.v.) administration of rat NMS on food intake, body weight, body temperature and gross locomotor activity in adult Japanese quails. NMS… CONTINUE READING

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