Interactions between NPY and CRF in the amygdala to regulate emotionality.

  title={Interactions between NPY and CRF in the amygdala to regulate emotionality.},
  author={Tammy J. Sajdyk and Anantha S Shekhar and Donald R. Gehlert},
  volume={38 4},
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is one of the most abundant peptides in the central nervous system and currently there are four known receptor subtypes Y1, Y2, Y4 and Y5. Central NPY and its receptors have been implicated in a variety of physiological processes such as epilepsy, sleep, obesity, learning and memory, gastrointestinal regulation, alcoholism, depression and anxiety. The localization of these receptors within the brain is consistent with the roles mentioned, as they are found in varying… CONTINUE READING
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