AuthorsWorth, Amy A.
Luckman, Simon M.; orcid: 0000-0001-5318-5473; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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AbstractAbstract: There has been a long history of research on the effects of oxytocin on feeding behaviour. The classic‐held view is that the neurohormone is anorexigenic at least in rodents, although the data for humans are not so clear cut. Likewise, a physiological role for oxytocin is disputed. Thus, although pharmacological, anatomical and physiological data suggest oxytocin may have a function in satiety signalling, this view is not supported by the latest research using the genetic recording and manipulation of oxytocin neurones. Here, we avoid a discussion of the pharmacological effects of oxytocin and examine evidence, from both sides of the argument, concerning whether the endogenous oxytocin system has a role in the regulation of normal feeding.
CitationJournal of Neuroendocrinology, page e13035
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History: received 2021-06-02, rev-recd 2021-07-30, accepted 2021-08-19, pub-electronic 2021-09-08
Article version: VoR
Publication status: Published
Funder: Medical Research Council; Id: http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000265; Grant(s): MR/P024017/1