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Orexin/Hypocretin System

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

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Included in series
Progress in Brain Research

Hardbound, 208 Pages

Published: July 2012

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-59489-1


    1. Many Faces of Orexin/Hypocretin
    2. Anantha Shekhar

    3. Overview of Orexin/Hypocretin System
    4. Michihiro Mieda and Takeshi Sakurai

    5. Hypocretins and the Neurobiology of Sleep-Wake Mechanisms
    6. Luis de Lecea

    7. Respiration and Autonomic Regulation and Orexin
    8. Eugene Nattie and Aihua Li

    9. Orexins, Feeding and Energy Balance
    10. Elodie Girault, Chun-Xia Yi, Eric Fliers and Andries Kalsbeek

    11. Orexin and Natural Reward: Feeding, Maternal and Male Sexual Behavior
    12. Andrea R. Di Sebastiano and Lique M. Coolen

    13. Multiple Roles for Orexin/Hypocretin in Addiction
    14. Stephen V. Mahler, Rachel J. Smith, David E. Moorman, Gregory S. Sartor and Gary Aston-Jones

    15. Hypocretin Modulation of Drug-Induced Synaptic Plasticity
    16. Corey Baimel and Stephanie L. Borgland

    17. Orexin, Stress and Anxiety/Panic States
    18. Philip L. Johnson Andrei Molosh, Stephanie D. Fitz, William A. Truitt and Anantha Shekhar

    19. Orexin Receptors as Therapeutic Drug Targets

      Anthony L. Gotter, Anthony J. Roecker, Richard Hargreaves, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher J. Winrow and John J. Renger


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