Central Regulation of Energy Metabolism with Special Reference to Circadian Rhythm

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This excellent book describes the roles of the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of the hypothalamus as a regulatory center of homeostatic mechanism and a circadian oscillator in mammals, including humans. The authors emphasize two important points based on their findings: 1) SCN plays a critical role in central regulation of energy metabolism through which a constant supply of glucose to the central nervous system (CNS) is well maintained; and 2) neurons responsible for the regulation of energy metabolism are located in the ...

Central Regulation of Energy Metabolism with Special Reference to Circadian Rhythm 1992, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9780849366574

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