Orexins/hypocretins and aminergic systems

@article{Eriksson2010OrexinshypocretinsAA,
  title={Orexins/hypocretins and aminergic systems},
  author={Krister S. Eriksson and Olga A. Sergeeva and H. L. Haas and Oliver Selbach},
  journal={Acta Physiologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={198}
}
Orexin/hypocretin neurones in the posterior hypothalamus are mutually connected with noradrenergic, serotonergic, dopaminergic, histaminergic, and cholinergic neurone systems. They activate these targets by direct post‐synaptic and indirect pre‐synaptic mechanisms and in turn receive inhibitory feedback and excitatory feed forward control. With respect to behavioural state control, orexin/hypocretin neurones are conducting the orchestra of biogenic amines. This review highlights the role of… 

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