Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 8th, 2010
"We investigated the effects of CRF family peptides on food intake and body weight gain in mice. Of the CRF family peptides, including CRF, urocortin1 (Ucn1), urocortin2 (Ucn2) and Urocortin3 (Ucn3), peripherally administered Ucn1 was shown to have the most potent inhibitory effect on the food intake and body weight gain of both lean and high fat fed obese mice," wrote C. Tanaka and colleagues, Kagoshima University.
The researchers concluded: "In addition, repeated administration of Ucn1 lowered blood...
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