Many of the feeding- and energy metabolism-related functions of GALP. While the physiological mechanisms of GALPâs actions are gradually being elucidated, the nature of its receptor is yet to be clarified and remains a key to discovering the widespread actions of this neuropeptide. Recent studies have shown that GALP enhances energy metabolism. The rate of uptake of intravenous administered radioactively iodinated GALP (I-GALP) into the brains of mice was measured. I-GALP uptake into the olfactory bulb was very high, and was also elevated in the hypothalamus and hippocampus compared with other brain areas.
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