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Hypothalamic structure

Known as: Preoptico-Hypothalamic Areas, BRAIN, HYPOTHALAMUS, Preoptico-hypothalamic area 
An important supervisory center in the brain, rich in ganglia, nerve fibers, and synaptic connections. It is composed of several sections called… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The function of brown adipose tissue is to transfer energy from food into heat; physiologically, both the heat produced and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ghrelin is an acylated peptide that stimulates the release of growth hormone from the pituitary. Ghrelin-producing neurons are… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
New information regarding neuronal circuits that control food intake and their hormonal regulation has extended our understanding… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The discovery of the peptide hormone ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue (GHS) receptor, yielded… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
It is now nearly 5 years since the last of the currently recognised 5-HT receptors was identified in terms of its cDNA sequence… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The hypothalamus plays a central role in the integrated control of feeding and energy homeostasis. We have identified two novel… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We describe a hypothalamus-specific mRNA that encodes preprohypocretin, the putative precursor of a pair of peptides that share… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The ob gene product, leptin, is an important circulating signal for the regulation of body weight. To identify high affinity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
A peptide has been isolated from ovine hypothalamus which, at 1 x 10-9M, inhibits secretion in vitro of immunoreactive rat or… Expand
Highly Cited
1949
Highly Cited
1949
1. Stimulation of the reticular formation of the brain stem evokes changes in the EEG, consisting of abolition of synchronized… Expand