Neuroscience: weight loss through smoking

Nature. 2011 Jul 13;475(7355):176-7. doi: 10.1038/475176a.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Appetite Depressants / adverse effects
  • Appetite Depressants / pharmacology*
  • Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus / cytology
  • Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus / drug effects
  • Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Neurons / drug effects
  • Neurons / metabolism
  • Nicotine / adverse effects
  • Nicotine / pharmacology*
  • Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 4 / agonists
  • Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 4 / antagonists & inhibitors
  • Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 4 / metabolism
  • Receptors, Nicotinic / metabolism
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Smoking* / adverse effects
  • Synaptic Transmission / drug effects
  • Weight Gain / drug effects
  • Weight Loss / drug effects*

Substances

  • Appetite Depressants
  • Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 4
  • Receptors, Nicotinic
  • Nicotine