Postnatal undernutrition delays a key step in the maturation of hypothalamic feeding circuits.

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OBJECTIVE Humans and animals exposed to undernutrition (UN) during development often experience accelerated "catch-up" growth when food supplies are plentiful. Little is known about the mechanisms regulating early growth rates. We previously reported that actions of leptin and presynaptic inputs to orexigenic NPY/AgRP/GABA (NAG) neurons in the arcuate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.molmet.2016.01.003

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