Gut hormones and the regulation of energy homeostasis

@article{Murphy2006GutHA,
  title={Gut hormones and the regulation of energy homeostasis},
  author={Kevin G Murphy and Stephen Robert Bloom},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={444},
  pages={854-859}
}
Food intake, energy expenditure and body adiposity are homeostatically regulated. Central and peripheral signals communicate information about the current state of energy balance to key brain regions, including the hypothalamus and brainstem. Hunger and satiety represent coordinated responses to these signals, which include neural and hormonal messages from the gut. In recent years our understanding of how neural and hormonal brain–gut signalling regulates energy homeostasis has advanced… 

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