Vol. 27 (1-2) 2006 Neuro endocrinology letters

The effect of cocaine-amphetamine regulated transcript (CART) on the activation of the pituitary-adrenal axis.

OBJECTIVE: It has been reported that the cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript (CART) is widely expressed in the hypothalamic nuclei involved in the mechanism of hormonal secretion.

RESEARCH METHODS: In order to evaluate the effect of CART on the activation of the pituitary-adrenal axis in the rat, CART (5.....