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The role of neuropeptide W in energy homeostasis

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Acta Physiologica

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Neuropeptide W is the endogenous ligand for G‐protein‐coupled receptors GPR7 and GPR8. In this review, we summarize findings on the distribution of neuropeptide W and its receptors in the central nervous system and the periphery, and discuss the role of NPW in food intake and energy homeostasis. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.