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Neuronal relationship between orexin-A- and neuropeptide Y-induced orexigenic actions in goldfish

Kojima, K.; Kamijo, M.; Kageyama, H.; Uchiyama, M.; Shioda, S.; Matsuda, K.

Neuropeptides 43(2): 63-71

2009


ISSN/ISBN: 0143-4179
PMID: 19261328
DOI: 10.1016/j.npep.2009.01.004
Accession: 025065666

Orexin-induced orexigenic action is mediated by neuropeptide Y (NPY) in goldfish and rodents. A previous study indicated that NPY-induced orexigenic action may also be mediated by orexin-A in goldfish. However, there is little information about the mutual actions of orexin-A and NPY in the goldfish. Therefore, using their specific receptor antagonists, we examined whether the orexigenic actions of orexin-A and NPY mutually interact in the goldfish.

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