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Stress is most often associated with aversive states. It rapidly induces the release of hormones and neuropeptides including… Expand Kisspeptin is encoded by the Kiss1 gene, and kisspeptin signaling plays a critical role in reproduction. In rodents, kisspeptin… Expand Stress is a complex human experience having both positive and negative motivational properties. When chronic and uncontrollable… Expand Kisspeptin is a potent stimulator of GnRH secretion that has been implicated in the feedback actions of ovarian steroids. In ewes… Expand Orexins (also called hypocretins) are peptide neurotransmitters expressed in neurons of the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Mice… Expand Abstract
A random primed expression cDNA library was constructed from the RNA of NG 108-15 cells. Pools of plasmid DNA were… Expand Dynorphin A(1–17), an opioid peptide that is normally present in the hippocampal mossy fiber system, was localized… Expand The striatum, which is the major component of the basal ganglia in the brain, is regulated in part by dopaminergic input from the… Expand The neuroanatomical distribution of dynorphin B‐like immunoreactivity (DYN‐B) was studied in the adult male and female albino rat… Expand In the guinea pig ileum myenteric plexus--longitudinal muscle preparation, dynorphin-(1--13) and the prototypical kappa agonist… Expand