Neuropeptide Y

Zinc Regulation of Food Intake: New Insights on the Role of Neuropeptide Y

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Reports on the controversy regarding the role of neuropeptide Y (NPY) in feeding behavior and zinc deficiency-induced anorexia due to the elevation of hypothalamic NPY levels in both zinc deficie...

Aqueous Extract of Ma huang Suppresses Neuropeptide Y Expression in Food-Deprived Rat Hypothalamus

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Ma huang, the dried plant stem of Ephedra Intermedia Schrenk et C.A., contains an ephedrine-type alkaloid and has been used for weight loss. Neuropeptide Y (NPY), a 36-amino acid peptide, is conc...

ACUPUNCTURE DECREASES NEUROPEPTIDE Y EXPRESSION IN THE HYPOTHALAMUS OF RATS WITH STREPTOZOTOCIN- INDUCED DIABETES

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It has been known that acupuncture has various effects such as analgesia, promotion of homeostasis, improvements in brain circulation, and rectification of internal disorders. Neuropeptide Y (NPY...

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