Hormones and neurotransmitters affecting feeding and satiety.

Feeding and satiety centre in hypothalamus is modulated by several hormones and neurotransmitters. Since this one is a bit confusing it requires lots of revision.

Orexigenic(Increase feeding)

Neuropeptide Y.
Agouti Related Protein (AGRP).
Melanin Concentrating Hormone(MCH).
Orexins A and B.
Amino acids(Glutamate and GABA).
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone(GHRH).

Anorexigenic( Decrease Feeding)

  1. Alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone
  2. Leptin
  3. Serotonin
  4. Norepinephrine
  5. Corticotropin releasing hormone
  6. Insulin
  7. Cholecystokinin
  8. Glucagon Like peptide
  9. Cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript(CART)
  10. Peptide YY(PYY)
  11. Bombesin

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