Example sentences for: agrp

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  • Since adrenalectomy blocked the elevation of AGRP mRNA by fasting and insulin deficiency, elevation of corticosterone would be expected to increase hypothalamic AGRP mRNA, as was indeed observed.

  • This elevation in hypothalamic POMC with only a very modest increase in the antagonist AGRP mRNA (Fig.

  • However, adrenalectomy completely blocked the elevation of AGRP mRNA in diabetic mice whether or not they were fasted (Fig.

  • On the other hand, blocking the rise in corticosterone by adrenalectomy prevented the reduction in hypothalamic POMC mRNA and the induction of AGRP mRNA, without reversing either the reduced leptin or the reduced adiposity, characteristic of insulin-deficient diabetic mice (Fig.

  • Interestingly, at least with respect to food intake and body weight over this 48-hour period, the elevation of POMC appears to compensate for the elevation in AGRP to produce no net functional effect on body weight homeostasis in the presence of significantly elevated plasma corticosterone.


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