Agouti related peptide/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Agouti related peptide.
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  • Arcuate nucleus [r]: An aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus with important roles in appetite regulation and in the control of growth hormone secretion and prolactin secretion. [e]
  • Appetite [r]: The desire to eat food, experienced as hunger, and in mammals controlled by neural circuits in the hypothalamus. [e]
  • Melanocortins and appetite [r]: The regulation of food intake through neuropeptides related to adrenocorticotropic hormone. [e]
  • Hypothalamus [r]: A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon. [e]
  • Neuropeptide [r]: Peptides released by neurons as intercellular messengers. [e]

Related topics

  • Leptin [r]: Hormone secreted by adipocytes that regulates appetite. [e]
  • Ghrelin [r]: A hormone produced by P/D1 cells lining the fundus of the human stomach that stimulate appetite. [e]