Nutritional and photoperiodic regulation of appetite and reproduction in seasonal domestic mammals

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Abstract

This review examines the evidence for central photoperiod-nutrition interactions in seasonal domestic farm animals, putative peripheral feedback signals and the hypothalamic neuropeptides likely to be involved.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18
Number of pages8
JournalReproduction in Domestic Animals
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • LUTEINIZING-HORMONE SECRETION
  • GROWTH-FACTOR-I
  • DEER CERVUS-ELAPHUS
  • Y GENE-EXPRESSION
  • MELANIN-CONCENTRATING HORMONE
  • RECEPTOR MESSENGER-RNA
  • VOLUNTARY FOOD-INTAKE
  • NEUROPEPTIDE-Y
  • ESTROGEN-RECEPTOR
  • LEPTIN RECEPTOR

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