Coding of Metabolic Information by Hepatic Glucoreceptors

  • Mauricio Russek
  • Sergio Grinstein
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 10)


Most authors in the field of feeding behavior have adopted the point of view that the control of food intake is “multifactorial” (Adolph, 1943, 1947; Stellar 1954; Brobeck, 1960; Stevenson, 1964). In our opinion this only reflects our lack of knowledge about the main factor controlling hunger and satiety, and a certain misunderstanding about the operation of regulatory systems.


Food Intake Discharge Frequency Hepatic Glycogen Metabolic Information Satiate Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauricio Russek
    • 1
  • Sergio Grinstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology Escuela Nacional de Ciencias BiológicasInstituto Politécnico NacionalMéxico D. F.Mexico

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