Intracerebroventricular infusion of neuropeptide Y modulates VIP secretion in the fasting conscious dog.

@article{Anastasiou2009IntracerebroventricularIO,
  title={Intracerebroventricular infusion of neuropeptide Y modulates VIP secretion in the fasting conscious dog.},
  author={Olympia E Anastasiou and Maria P. Yavropoulou and Isaak I Kesisoglou and Kalliopi Kotsa and John Yovos},
  journal={Neuropeptides},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={41-6}
}
Intracerebroventricular (icv) injection of neuropeptide Y (NPY), which is a widely-distributed neurotransmitter, into the paraventricular nuclear area has been shown previously to increase secretion of insulin and glucagon from the pancreatic islets. Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) is a 28-amino-acid peptide that is associated with the mobilisation of energy during situations of energy depletion, such as fasting and exercise. VIP has also been reported to alter insulin and glucagon… CONTINUE READING
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