The Orexin/Hypocretin System / edited by Anantha Shekhar.
Contributor(s): Shekhar, Anantha [editor.]Material type: TextSeries: Progress in brain research: v. 198.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2012Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (x, 193 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780444594907; 0444594906; 1282236393; 9781282236394; 0444594892; 9780444594891Subject(s): Orexins | Narcolepsy | Neuropeptides | Narcolepsy | Receptors, Neuropeptide | MEDICAL -- Physiology | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology | Narcolepsy | OrexinsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Orexin/Hypocretin System.DDC classification: 612.405 LOC classification: QP572.O74 | O74 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Text in English.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This issue of Progress in Brain Research reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery. Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
Many faces of orexin/hypocretin / A. Shekhar (IN, USA) -- Overview of orexin/hypocretin system / M. Mieda and T. Sakurai (Ishikawa, Japan) -- Hypocretins and the neurobiology of sleep-wake mechanisms / L. de Lecca (CA, USA) -- Respiration and autonomic regulation and orexin / E. Nattie and A. Li (NH, USA) -- Orexins, feeding, and energy balance / E. Girault, C.-X. Yi, E. Fliers and A. Kalsbeek (Amsterdam, The Netherlands and OH, USA) -- Orexin and natural reward: Feeding, maternal, and male sexual behavior / A.R. Di Sebastiano and L.M. Coolen (MI, USA and Ontario, Canada) -- Multiple roles for orexin/hypocretin in addiction / S.V. Mahler, R.J. Smith, D.E. Moorman, G.C. Sartor and G. Aston-Jones (SC, USA) -- Hypocretin modulation of drug-induced synaptic plasticity / C. Baimel and S.L. Borgland (BC, Canada).
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