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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1389-5575
ISSN (Online): 1875-5607

Neuronal Histamine and Histamine Receptors in Food Intake and Obesity

Author(s): Takayuki Masaki and Hironobu Yoshimatsu

Volume 7, Issue 8, 2007

Page: [821 - 825] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/138955707781387885

Price: $65


Histamine is a neurotransmitter and neuromodulator within the central nervous system that affects the regulation of food intake and obesity. This review focuses on the roles of neuronal histamine and its receptors in regulating food intake and obesity.

Keywords: Histamine, food intake, obesity, histamine H1 receptors, histamine H3 receptors, histidine decarboxylase, feeding rhythm, brain

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