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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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Review
2019
Review
2019
The lateral hypothalamus (LH) is a functionally and anatomically complex brain region that is involved in the regulation of many… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Orexins, also known as hypocretins, are two neuropeptides secreted from orexin-containing neurons, mainly in the lateral… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
From an anatomical point of view the neocortex is subdivided into up to six layers depending on the cortical area. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Alterations in the hypocretin receptor 2 and preprohypocretin genes produce narcolepsy in animal models. Hypocretin was… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… 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
The novel neuropeptides called hypocretins (orexins) have recently been identified as being localized exclusively in cell bodies… 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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