"Orexins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Neuropeptide hormones that play a role in regulating a variety of behavioral and physiological processes in response to motivational stimuli.
- Orexin B
- Hypocretin 2
- Orexin A
- Hypocretin 1
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Orexins" by people in Profiles.
Intestinal Electrical Stimulation Alters Hypothalamic Expression of Oxytocin and Orexin and Ameliorates Diet-Induced Obesity in Rats. Obes Surg. 2021 04; 31(4):1664-1672.
Orexins: effects on behavior and localisation of orexin receptor 2 messenger ribonucleic acid in the rat brainstem. Brain Res. 2001 Jul 13; 907(1-2):27-34.