Nutritional Infertility: The Role of the Interconnected Hypothalamic Neuropeptide Y–Galanin–Opioid Network

@article{Kalra1996NutritionalIT,
  title={Nutritional Infertility: The Role of the Interconnected Hypothalamic Neuropeptide Y–Galanin–Opioid Network},
  author={Satya P. Kalra and Pushpa S. Kalra},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology},
  year={1996},
  volume={17},
  pages={371-401}
}
  • S. Kalra, P. Kalra
  • Published 1 October 1996
  • Biology
  • Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) has been implicated in the hypothalamic regulation of reproduction and energy homeostasis. The perikarya located primarily in the arcuate nucleus (ARC) of the hypothalamus constitute a common source of NPY. Projections from these neurons along two distinct pathways, namely, the reproductive axis of the ARC--median eminence--medial preoptic area and the orexigenic axis of the ARC--paraventricular nucleus and neighboring regions, participate in regulation of these two… 
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