Category Archives: neurotransmitter

Two new network of neurons in the brainstem identified in appetite regulation.


Hunger, driven by negative energy balance, elicits the craving and consumption of food. Whilst this response is in part mediated by neurons in the hypothalamus, the role of specific cell types in other brain regions is less well-defined.  Now, a study from researchers at The Rockefeller University identifies two new networks of cells in the brain which regulate appetite.  The

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