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Neuropeptides

Known as: Neuropeptide, Neuropeptides [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Peptides with direct synaptic effects or indirect modulatory effects on the nervous system. A neuropeptide is a molecule released by neurons as an… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The neuropeptides oxytocin (OXT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) are evolutionarily highly conserved mediators in the regulation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Oxytocin and Intergroup Conflict Human society is organized into groups, such as those based on nationality or religion, which… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
In response to stress, the brain activates several neuropeptide-secreting systems. This eventually leads to the release of… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Abstract Brain functions are regulated by chemical messengers that include neurotransmitters and neuropeptides. Recent studies… 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
1995
Highly Cited
1995
RECENTLY Zhang et al.1 cloned a gene that is expressed only in adipose tissue of the mouse. The obese phenotype of theob/ob mouse… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING factor (CRF), a peptide first isolated from mammalian brain1, is critical in the regulation of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A heptadecapeptide was identified and purified from porcine brain tissue as a ligand for an orphan heterotrimeric GTP- binding… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The amyloid beta protein is deposited in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease but its pathogenic role is unknown. In… Expand
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