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Document Summary
Title Satiation and Satiety
Description The mechanisms involved with appetite
Creation Date 01 April 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
The control mechanism for food intake is essential for the survival of the organism. It is a complex interplay between various signalling devices, ranging from sensory input, food composition and hypothalamic nuclei to neurotransmitters. This discussion will examine the current understanding of physiological pre- and post-absorptive mechanisms.
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