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Posterior Hypothalamic Region

Known as: Posteriors, Area Hypothalamica, Posteriors, Hypothalamus, Mammillary region 
The part of the hypothalamus posterior to the middle region consisting of several nuclei including the medial maxillary nucleus, lateral mammillary… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Histamine is a transmitter in the nervous system and a signaling molecule in the gut, the skin, and the immune system… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The neural underpinnings of sleep involve interactions between sleep-promoting areas such as the anterior hypothalamus, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Activation of melanocortin-4-receptors (MC4Rs) reduces body fat stores by decreasing food intake and increasing energy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) is critically involved in regulating energy balance, and obesity has been observed in mice… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
To appreciate the neural underpinnings of sleep, it is important to view this universal mammalian behaviour at multiple levels of… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
More than 70 years ago, von Economo predicted a wake-promoting area in the posterior hypothalamus and a sleep-promoting region in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We determined the immunohistochemical distributions of orexin-A and orexin-B, hypothalamic peptides that function in the… 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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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The distribution of neuropeptide Y in the central nervous system of adult male rats was investigated using indirect… Expand
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