Leptin inhibits food-deprivation-induced increases in food intake and food hoarding.

@article{KeenRhinehart2008LeptinIF,
  title={Leptin inhibits food-deprivation-induced increases in food intake and food hoarding.},
  author={Erin Keen-Rhinehart and Timothy J Bartness},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={295 6},
  pages={R1737-46}
}
Food deprivation stimulates foraging and hoarding and to a much lesser extent, food intake in Siberian hamsters. Leptin, the anorexigenic hormone secreted primarily from adipocytes, may act in the periphery, the brain, or both to inhibit these ingestive behaviors. Therefore, we tested whether leptin given either intracerebroventricularly or… CONTINUE READING