Galanin in the hypothalamus of fed and fasted lean and obese Zucker rats.

@article{Beck1993GalaninIT,
  title={Galanin in the hypothalamus of fed and fasted lean and obese Zucker rats.},
  author={Bernard Beck and A. J. Burlet and J P Nicolas and Claude Burlet},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={1993},
  volume={623 1},
  pages={124-30}
}
Galanin (GAL), a 29 aminoacid peptide, is widely distributed in the central nervous system and especially in the hypothalamus. It strongly stimulates food intake when it is injected in the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) of normal rats. The obese Zucker rat with a well-established hyperphagia is characterized by a general dysregulation of some important… CONTINUE READING