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Special Issue: Regulatory Peptides

Edited by

Lee E. Eiden (National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health) and Limei Zhang (National Autonomous University of Mexico).

Special Issue: Regulatory Peptides

Published: November 2019

Volume 1455

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Progress in regulatory peptide research

Limei Zhang, Lee E. Eiden



The apelinergic system: a perspective on challenges and opportunities in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders

Eric Marsault, Catherine Llorens‐Cortes, Xavier Iturrioz, Hyung J. Chun, Olivier Lesur, Gavin Y. Oudit, Mannix Auger‐Messier



Chromogranin A and its fragments in cardiovascular, immunometabolic, and cancer regulation

Sushil K. Mahata, Angelo Corti


Neuropeptides at the crossroad of fear and hunger: a special focus on neuropeptide Y

Lucas B. Comeras, Herbert Herzog, Ramon O. Tasan


The actions of ghrelin in the paraventricular nucleus: energy balance and neuroendocrine implications

Raoni C. Dos‐Santos, Luís C. Reis, Mario Perello, Alastair V. Ferguson, André S. Mecawi


Central somatostatin signaling and regulation of food intake

Andreas Stengel, Yvette Taché


Parallel signaling pathways of pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP) regulate several intrinsic ion channels

Gregory C. Johnson, Victor May, Rodney L. Parsons, Sayamwong E. Hammack


The presentation of neuroendocrine self‐peptides in the thymus: an essential event for individual life and vertebrate survival

Vincent Geenen, Charlotte Trussart, Hélène Michaux, Aymen Halouani, Hela Jaïdane, Caroline Collée, Chantal Renard, Marc Daukandt, Philippe Ledent, Henri Martens


The vasopressin−memory hypothesis: a citation network analysis of a debate

Gareth Leng, Rhodri Ivor Leng, Stewart Maclean


Peptide receptors as cancer drug targets

Terry W. Moody



Preclinical findings on the potential of intranasal neuropeptide Y for treating hyperarousal features of PTSD

Chiso Nwokafor, Lidia I. Serova, Esther L. Sabban


Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide acts against neovascularization in retinal pigment epithelial cells

Eszter Fabian, Dora Reglodi, Gabriella Horvath, Balazs Opper, Gabor Toth, Csilla Fazakas, Attila G. Vegh, Imola Wilhelm, Istvan A. Krizbai


Effect of systemically administered oxytocin on dose response for methylphenidate self‐administration and mesolimbic dopamine levels

Mary R. Lee, Matthew C.H. Rohn, Claudio Zanettini, Mark A. Coggiano, Lorenzo Leggio, Gianluigi Tanda


Influence of the regulatory peptide galanin on cytokine expression in human monocytes

Andrea Ramspacher, Magdalena Neudert, Andreas Koller, Sandra Schlager, Barbara Kofler, Susanne Maria Brunner


Grape‐derived polyphenols produce antidepressant effects via VGF‐ and BDNF‐dependent mechanisms

Cheng Jiang, Emmy Sakakibara, Wei‐Jye Lin, Jun Wang, Giulio M. Pasinetti, Stephen R. Salton