Central nervous system regulation of energy metabolism: Ghrelin versus leptin

Ruben Nogueiras, Matthias H. Tschöp, Jeffrey M. Zigman

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Abstract

In this brief review, we introduce some major themes in the regulation of energy, lipid, and glucose metabolism by the central nervous system (CNS). Rather than comprehensively discussing the field, we instead will discuss some of the key findings made regarding the interaction of the hormones ghrelin and leptin with the CNS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Maillard Reaction Recent Advances in Food and Biomedical Sciences
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Pages14-19
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781573317, 9789781573316
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2008

Publication series

NameAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1126
ISSN (Print)0077-8923
ISSN (Electronic)1749-6632

Keywords

  • Central nervous system
  • Energy balance equation
  • Energy partitioning
  • Ghrelin
  • Leptin
  • Melanocortin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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    Nogueiras, R., Tschöp, M. H., & Zigman, J. M. (2008). Central nervous system regulation of energy metabolism: Ghrelin versus leptin. In The Maillard Reaction Recent Advances in Food and Biomedical Sciences (pp. 14-19). (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; Vol. 1126). Blackwell Publishing Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1433.054