- Dopamine signaling in the hypothalamus is linked with feeding behavior, and mutations in DRD2 that attenuate dopamine signaling are associated with obesity in humans.
- When mice were treated with a molecule (cabergoline) that selectively activates DRD2, they exhibited anorexia.
December 12, 2014
Ghrelin receptor alters dopamine signaling
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