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Appetite Regulators

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dopey's version from 2015-05-21 07:51

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LeptinInhibit appetite due to food intakeSecreted by adipocytes
GhrelinStimulates appetite when stomach is empty (stops secreting when stretched)Secreted by the stomach
CCKInhibits appetiteSecreted by small intestine (duodenum)
Neuropeptide Y (NPY)Stimulates appetiteHypothalamus
Peptide YY (PYY)In response to feeding, inhibits appetiteColon / ileum
aMSHInhibit appetite and results in pigmentation via MCR-4Secreted by pituitary gland
Agouti Related Peptide (AgRP)Antagonist for MCR-4 - stimulates appetite and results in no pigmentation??
InsulinInhibits appetite (Type 1 Diabetes - increased appetite b/c no insulin)B cells in pancreas
GLP-1Inhibits appetiteIntestine
AnandamideStimulates appetiteNeurotransmitter
Cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcriptInhibits appetite
Corticotropin Releasing hormoneInhibit appetite
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