Roles of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript in the central nervous system.

@article{Zhang2012RolesOC,
  title={Roles of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript in the central nervous system.},
  author={Meijuan Zhang and Lijuan Han and Yun Xu},
  journal={Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          586-92
        }
}
1. Cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART), first isolated from the ovine hypothalamus, is a potential neurotransmitter widely distributed throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, as well as in endocrine cells in the pituitary and adrenal glands, pancreatic islets and stomach. 2. Numerous studies have established the role of CART in food intake, maintenance of bodyweight, stress control, reward and pain transmission. Recently, it was demonstrated that CART, as a… CONTINUE READING
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