A Spotlight on Appetite

Lisa R Beutler, Zachary A. Knight*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Remarkably few hormones have been identified that stimulate appetite. The recent discovery of asprosin, a hormone that activates AgRP neurons to increase food intake and body weight, begins to fill this gap (Duerrschmid et al., 2017; Romere et al., 2016). Remarkably few hormones have been identified that stimulate appetite. The recent discovery of asprosin, a hormone that activates AgRP neurons to increase food intake and body weight, begins to fill this gap (Duerrschmid et al.; Romere et al.).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)739-741
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume97
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 21 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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