Ghrelin and nicotine stimulate equally the dopamine release in the rat amygdala.

The orexigenic peptide ghrelin plays a prominent role in the regulation of energy balance and in the mediation of reward processes and reinforcement for addictive drugs, such as nicotine. Nicotine is the principal psychoactive component in tobacco, which is responsible for addiction and relapse of...

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Main Authors: Palotai Miklós
Bagosi Zsolt
Jászberényi Miklós
Csabafi Krisztina
Dochnal Roberta
Manczinger Máté
Telegdy Gyula
Szabó Gyula
Format: Article
Published: 2013
Series:NEUROCHEMICAL RESEARCH 38 No. 10
doi:10.1007/s11064-013-1105-1

mtmt:2401020
Online Access:http://publicatio.bibl.u-szeged.hu/11856

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