orexigenic


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Related to orexigenic: anorexigenic
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o·rex·i·gen·ic

a. orexígeno-a, que estimula el apetito.
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Response of melanocortin-4 receptor-deficient mice to anorectic and orexigenic peptides.
The Role of "Mixed" Orexigenic and Anorexigenic Signals and Autoantibodies Reacting with Appetite Regulating Neuropeptides and Peptides of the Adipose Tissue-Gut-Brain Axis: Relevance to Food Intake and Nutritional Status in Patients with Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
Resistance to the orexigenic effect of ghrelin in dietary-induced obesity in mice: reversal upon weight loss.
2008) Desacyl ghrelin inhibits the orexigenic effect of peripherally injected ghrelin in rats.
THC and morphine have orexigenic effects that promote appetite and food consumption.
These two energy-monitoring systems interact with insulin, leptin, ghrelin and many of the GI tract-pancreas peptides to express both orexigenic and anorexigenic peptides, which pass a sensation of hunger or satiety to higher sections of the brain.
This peptide stimulates feeding through neuropeptide Y (NPY), agouti-related protein (AgRP), and orexigenic peptides co-localized in neurons of the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus.
NPY is an orexigenic signaling molecule that plays a role in meal initiation and regulation of energy balance, and is believed to be especially important under conditions of food deprivation or reduced weight.
23) The hormone ghrelin may play a major role as a GH secretagogues, and increases in blood levels of the orexigenic hormone ghrelin are sometimes noted in individuals with sleep deprivation.
Increased production of orexin A and MCH, which are both orexigenic peptides, may explain the increased food intake observed in HP mice.