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GI tract physiology HKin 191 1 Regulation of hunger higher fat levels are detected by sensors in adipocytes adipocytes release the hormone leptin into the circulation leptin binds to leptin receptors in the hypothalamus blocks effects of appetite stimulants neuropeptide Y and anandamide desire to eat drops, reducing food intake and fat storage feedback 1) Functions of the GI tract: ingestion - uptake of food and liquids
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GI tract physiology HKin 191 2 Regulation of hunger anandamide: potent feeding stimulant binds to receptors in hypothalamus to trigger “hunger response” same receptors bind THC 1) Functions of the GI tract: ingestion - uptake of food and liquids
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GI tract physiology HKin 191 3 the “obese” mouse : a mutation in the gene for leptin Regulation of hunger leptin levels are indicators of fuel (fat) supply if leptin function is absent, the body assumes that fuel is low this triggers constant hunger with no sensation of “satiety” 1) Functions of the GI tract: ingestion - uptake of food and liquids
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course BHK 191 taught by Professor Jim during the Spring '11 term at The University of British Columbia.

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