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    • Hypothalamic Melanin-Concentrating Hormone and Estrogen- Induced Weight Loss 

      Mystkowski, Paul; Seely, Randy J.; Hahn, Tina M.; Baskin, Denis G.; Havel, Peter J.; Matsumoto, Alvin M.; Wilkinson, Charles W.; Peacock-Kinzig, Kimberly; Blake, Kathleen A.; Schwartz, Michael W. (Journal of Neuroscience, 2000-11-15)
      Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) is an orexigenic neuropeptide produced by neurons of the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Because genetic MCH deficiency induces hypophagia and loss of body fat, we hypothesized that ...
    • Low Plasma Leptin Levels Contribute to Diabetic Hyperphagia in Rats 

      Sindelar, Dana K.; Havel, Peter J.; Seeley, Randy J.; Wilkinson, Charlew W.; Woods, Stephen C.; Schwartz, Michael W. (Diabetes, 1999-06)
      The adipocyte hormone leptin reduces food intake in normal animals. During uncontrolled type 1 diabetes, plasma leptin levels fall, whereas food intake increases. To test the hypothesis that low leptin levels contribute ...