Desire for food

Known as: Appetite, Appetites 
Natural recurring desire for food. Alterations may be induced by APPETITE DEPRESSANTS or APPETITE STIMULANTS.
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) can produce a huge amount of bioactive compounds. Since their elective habitat is food, especially… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is a gut-derived incretin hormone that stimulates insulin and suppresses glucagon secretion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Food intake is regulated by the hypothalamus, including the melanocortin and neuropeptide Y (NPY) systems in the arcuate nucleus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ghrelin is a novel growth hormone-releasing peptide, originally identified in the rat stomach as the endogenous ligand for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ghrelin is a recently identified endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor. It is synthesized predominantly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leptin is the primary signal through which the hypothalamus senses nutritional state and modulates food intake and energy balance… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The discovery of leptin in the mid-1990s has focused attention on the role of proteins secreted by adipose tissue. Leptin has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The extreme obesity of the obese (ob/ob) mouse is attributable to mutations in the gene encoding leptin, an adipocyte-specific… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
C57BL/6J mice with a mutation in the obese (ob) gene are obese, diabetic, and exhibit reduced activity, metabolism, and body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1943
Highly Cited
1943
1. The integrated wholeness of the organism must be one of the foundation stones of motivation theory. 2. The hunger drive (or… (More)
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