Hypophagia is induced by intracerebroventricular administration of nerve growth factor.

  title={Hypophagia is induced by intracerebroventricular administration of nerve growth factor.},
  author={Lawrence R. Williams},
  journal={Experimental neurology},
  volume={113 1},
In previous experiments examining the stimulatory effect of intracerebroventricular (icv) NGF treatment on basal forebrain choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) activity, many of the rats treated with the maximally effective dose of NGF appeared gaunt compared to the vehicle-treated control animals. The present experiments determined that icv infusion of NGF at a dose of 1.2 micrograms/day causes a significant reduction in food consumption during the entire period of treatment compared to untreated… CONTINUE READING

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