Role of leucine in regulating food intake.

@article{Laviano2006RoleOL,
  title={Role of leucine in regulating food intake.},
  author={Alessandro Laviano and Michael M. Meguid and Akio Inui and Filippo Rossi-Fanelli},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={313 5791},
  pages={
          1236-8; author reply 1236-8
        }
}
In their recent Report “Hypothalamic mTOR signaling regulates food intake” (12 May, p. [927][1]), D. Cota et al. detail the metabolic mechanisms controlling food intake and show that increased hypothalamic availability of the branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) leucine acts as a potent signal that 

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