Tag: "ghrelin" at biology news
JCI table of contents, 1 July 2004
...has activity in the immune system. They found that ghrelin
receptors are expressed in cells in the immune sys...ng of anorexia and obesity, and support a role for ghrelin
as a potential therapeutic target in such disorders. TITLE: Ghrelin inhibits leptin- and activation-...
Leptin rewires the brain's feeding circuits
...ons. "Taken together, the findings with leptin and ghrelin
suggests that the findings of this rewiring are general," said Friedman. "Overall, these findings begin to suggest that the wiring diagram of the feeding circuit is highly dynamic," said Friedman. "And they lead us to at least ask to what extent is t...
Fat hormone leptin alters brain architecture and activity, which in turn drives feeding behavior
... the stomach and the brain. In contrast to leptin, ghrelin
stimulates appetite. Application of ghrelin
was associated with an increase in the numbers of inhibitory synapses on the POMC neurons, suggestin...
Experimental Biology 2004 - Translating the Genome
...cy; the nutrient disease relationship; the role of ghrelin
in energy balance; modifying the food environment through energy density, cost, portion size; and human milk research on novel strategies and antimicrobials for controlling emerging infectious diseases in infants and adults. Several sessions look at...
Body hormone ghrelin, a food intake and weight gain influence, is found to promote sleep
...h hormone secretion, food intake, and weight gain, ghrelin
is a sleep-promoting factor. This new role for the...tudies offered conflicting data on sleep following ghrelin
administration. In one study, a decrease of REM sleep was found after administration of ghrelin