Comprehensive behavioral analysis of Ox1r-/- mice showed implication of orexin receptor-1 in mood, anxiety and social behavior

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Md Golam Abbas ; Hirotaka eShoji ; Shingo eSoya ; Mari eHondo ; Tsuyoshi eMiyakawa ; Takeshi eSakurai (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience (issn: 1662-5153)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00324/full, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00324
  • Subject: Anxiety | emotion | reward system | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | Social Behavior | RC321-571 | orexin | Behavior
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes

Neuropeptides orexin A and orexin B, which are exclusively produced by neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, play an important role in the regulation of a wide range of behaviors and homeostatic processes, including regulation of sleep/wakefulness states and energy ... View more
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