Table 1

A summary of the experimental evidence for the presence of POMC axonal projections involved in feeding behaviour (axonal labelling vs immunocytochemistry – references indicated numerically)

Arcuate POMC projections:

Axonal labelling

Immunocytochemistry


Arcuate nucleus

57

48, 62, 93, 119

Brainstem

91

91

PVN

-

62, 93

Lateral hypothalamus

-

93

DMH

160

93

SON

-

93

VMH

-

93

Periventricular nucleus

-

93, 172

Nucleus accumbens

-

93

Amygdala

-

93


Millington Nutrition & Metabolism 2007 4:18   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-4-18

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