orexins

Known as: Orexins [Chemical/Ingredient], Hypocretins, hypocretin 
Neuropeptide hormones that play a role in regulating a variety of behavioral and physiological processes in response to motivational stimuli.
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2007
Review
2007
Sleep and wakefulness are regulated to occur at appropriate times that are in accordance with our internal and external… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The lateral hypothalamus is a brain region historically implicated in reward and motivation, but the identity of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (hypocretins) are a pair of neuropeptides implicated in energy homeostasis and arousal. Recent reports suggest that loss… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (hypocretins) are neuropeptides synthesized in the central nervous system exclusively by neurons of the lateral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neurons containing the neuropeptide orexin (hypocretin) are located exclusively in the lateral hypothalamus and send axons to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The localization of orexin neuropeptides in the lateral hypothalamus has focused interest on their role in ingestion. The… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Narcolepsy is a disabling sleep disorder affecting humans and animals. It is characterized by daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The novel neuropeptides called hypocretins (orexins) have recently been identified as being localized exclusively in cell bodies… (More)
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