Coll AP, Farooqi IS, O'Rahilly S (2007) “The hormonal control of food intake.” Cell 129(2):251-62
Numerous circulating peptides and steroids produced in the body influence appetite through their actions on the hypothalamus, the brain stem, and the autonomic nervous system. These hormones come from three major sites-fat cells, the gastrointestinal tract, and the pancreas. In this Review we provide a synthesis of recent evidence concerning the actions of these hormones on food intake.
|Online links:||Available online from Elsevier Science|
|Publication status:||In print|
|Publication date:||2007 Apr 20|
|Record status:||PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE|