• Hypothalamic agrp and pomc mRNA Responses to Gastrointestinal Fullness and Fasting in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar, L.) 

      Kalananthan, Tharmini; Murashita, Koji; Rønnestad, Ivar; Ishigaki, Mitsumasa; Takahashi, Kota; Silva, Marta Sofia; Wakabayashi, Yuki; Lai, Floriana; Shimizu, Munetaka; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Martinez, Enrique Pino; Gomes, Ana S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-11)
      The orexigenic agouti-related protein (AgRP) and the anorexigenic pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) are crucial players in the control of feed intake in vertebrates, yet their role in teleosts has not been fully established. ...
    • The Melanocortin System in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.) and Its Role in Appetite Control 

      Kalananthan, Tharmini; Lai, Floriana; Gomes, Ana S.; Murashita, Koji; Handeland, Sigurd O; Rønnestad, Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-21)
      The melanocortin system is a key neuroendocrine network involved in the control of food intake and energy homeostasis in vertebrates. Within the hypothalamus, the system comprises two main distinct neuronal cell populations ...