Neuroendocrine regulation of appetitive ingestive behavior

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Keen-Rhinehart, Erin ; Ondek, Katelynn ; Schneider, Jill E. (2013)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience, volume 7 (issn: 1662-453X, eissn: 1662-453X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00213, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00213/full, pmc: PMC3828638
  • Subject: Review Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | neuropeptide Y | leptin | gestational programming | ghrelin | food hoarding | maternal effects | hypothalamus | obesity | Endocrinology
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Food availability in nature is often irregular, and famine is commonplace. Increased motivation to engage in ingestive behaviors increases the chance of survival, providing additional potential opportunities for reproduction. Because of the advantages conferred by entra... View more
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