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Evidence for Roles of Brain Peptides in Thermoregulation

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The sections in this article are:

1 Hypothermic Peptides
1.1 Angiotensin II (All)
1.2 Neurotensin (NT)
1.3 Summary
2 Hyperthermic Peptides
2.1 Beta‐Endorphin (BE)
2.2 Luteinizing Hormone–Releasing Hormone (LH‐RH)
2.3 Somatostatin (SS)
2.4 Thyrotropin‐Releasing Hormone (TRH)
2.5 Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP)
2.6 Summary
3 Antipyretic Peptides
3.1 AVP
3.2 Alpha‐MSH
3.3 Corticotropin‐Releasing Factor (CRF)
3.4 Summary
4 Concluding Comments
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Wesley G. Clark, Melvin J. Fregly. Evidence for Roles of Brain Peptides in Thermoregulation. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 14: Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology: 139-153. First published in print 1996. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp040108