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2010

Karatayev, O., J. Baylan, V. Weed, S. Y. Chang, D. Wynick and S. F. Leibowitz (2010). "Galanin knockout mice show disturbances in ethanol consumption and expression of hypothalamic peptides that stimulate ethanol intake." Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34(1): 72-80.

Barson, J. R., A. J. Carr, J. E. Soun, N. C. Sobhani, P. Rada, S. F. Leibowitz and B. G. Hoebel (2010). "Opioids in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus stimulate ethanol intake." Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34(2): 214-22.

Rada, P., J. R. Barson, S. F. Leibowitz and B. G. Hoebel (2010). "Opioids in the hypothalamus control dopamine and acetylcholine levels in the nucleus accumbens." Brain Research 1312: 1-9.

Karatayev, O., J. R. Barson, A.J. Carr, J. Baylan, Y.W. Chen, and S.F. Leibowitz (2010)."Predictors of ethanol consumption in adult Sprague-Dawley rats: relation to hypothalamic peptides that stimulate ethanol intake." Alcohol 44(4): 323-34.

Chang, G.Q., J.R. Barson, O. Karatayev, S.Y. Chang, Y.W. Chen, and S. F. Leibowitz (2010). "Effect of chronic ethanol on enkephalin in the hypothalamus and extra-hypothalamic areas." Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34(5): 761-770.

Chang, G.Q., O. Karatayev, J.R. Barson, S.Y. Chang, and S.F. Leibowitz (2010). "Increased enkephalin in brain of rats prone to overconsuming a fat-rich diet." Physiol Behav 101(3): 360-369.

Morganstern, I., G.Q. Chang, O. Karatayev, and S.F. Leibowitz (2010). "Increased orexin and melanin-concentrating hormone expression in the perifornical lateral hypothalamus of rats prone to overconsuming a fat-rich diet." Pharmacol Biochem Behav 96(4): 413-422.

Rada, P., M.E. Bocarsly, J.R. Barson, B.G. Hoebel, and S.F. Leibowitz (2010). "Reduced accumbens dopamine in Sprague-Dawley rats prone to overeating a fat-rich diet." Physiol Behav 101(3): 394-400.

2009

Karatayev, O., J. R. Barson, G. Q. Chang and S. F. Leibowitz (2009). "Hypothalamic injection of non-opioid peptides increases gene expression of the opioid enkephalin in hypothalamic and mesolimbic nuclei: Possible mechanism underlying their behavioral effects." Peptides 30(12): 2423-31.

Karatayev, O., V. Gaysinskaya, G. Q. Chang and S. F. Leibowitz (2009). "Circulating triglycerides after a high-fat meal: Predictor of increased caloric intake, orexigenic peptide expression, and dietary obesity." Brain Res 1298: 111-22.

Leibowitz, S. F., A. Akabayashi, J. Alexander, O. Karatayev and G. Q. Chang (2009). "Puberty onset in female rats: Relationship with fat intake, ovarian steroids and the peptides, galanin and enkephalin, in the paraventricular and medial preoptic nuclei." J Neuroendocrinol 21(6): 538-49.

Karatayev, O., J. Baylan and S. F. Leibowitz (2009). "Increased intake of ethanol and dietary fat in galanin overexpressing mice." Alcohol 43(8): 571-80.

Barson, J. R., A. J. Carr, J. E. Soun, N. C. Sobhani, S. F. Leibowitz and B. G. Hoebel (2009). "Opioids in the nucleus accumbens stimulate ethanol intake." Physiol Behav 98(4): 453-9.

Barson, J. R., O. Karatayev, G. Q. Chang, D. F. Johnson, M. E. Bocarsly, B. G. Hoebel and S. F. Leibowitz (2009). "Positive relationship between dietary fat, ethanol intake, triglycerides, and hypothalamic peptides: Counteraction by lipid-lowering drugs." Alcohol 43(6): 433-41.

2008

Chang, G. Q., V. Gaysinskaya, O. Karatayev and S. F. Leibowitz (2008). "Maternal high-fat diet and fetal programming: Increased proliferation of hypothalamic peptide-producing neurons that increase risk for overeating and obesity." J Neurosci 28(46): 12107-19.

2007

Gaysinskaya, V. A., O. Karatayev, G. Q. Chang and S. F. Leibowitz (2007). "Increased caloric intake after a high-fat preload: Relation to circulating triglycerides and orexigenic peptides." Physiol Behav 91(1): 142-53.

Leibowitz, K. L., G. Q. Chang, P. S. Pamy, J. O. Hill, E. C. Gayles and S. F. Leibowitz (2007). "Weight gain model in prepubertal rats: Prediction and phenotyping of obesity-prone animals at normal body weight." Int J Obesity 31(8): 1210-21.

Leibowitz, S. F. (2007). "Overconsumption of dietary fat and alcohol: Mechanisms involving lipids and hypothalamic peptides." Physiol Behav 91(5): 513-21.

Leibowitz, S. F., A. Akabayashi, J. Wang, J. T. Alexander, J. T. Dourmashkin and G. Q. Chang (2007). "Increased caloric intake on a fat-rich diet: Role of ovarian steroids and galanin in the medial preoptic and paraventricular nuclei and anterior pituitary of female rats." J Neuroendocrinol 19(10): 753-66.

Schneider, E. R., P. Rada, R. D. Darby, S. F. Leibowitz and B. G. Hoebel (2007). "Orexigenic peptides and alcohol intake: Differential effects of orexin, galanin, and ghrelin." Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31(11): 1858-65.

Chang, G. Q., O. Karatayev, R. Ahsan, N. M. Avena, C. Lee, M. J. Lewis, B. G. Hoebel and S. F. Leibowitz (2007). "Effect of ethanol on hypothalamic opioid peptides, enkephalin, and dynorphin: Relationship with circulating triglycerides." Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31(2): 249-59.

Chang, G. Q., O. Karatayev, R. Ahsan, V. Gaysinskaya, Z. Marwil and S. F. Leibowitz (2007). "Dietary fat stimulates endogenous enkephalin and dynorphin in the paraventricular nucleus: Role of circulating triglycerides." Am J Physiol 292(2): E561-70.

2006

Sheng GQ , Chang GQ , Lin JY , Yu ZX , Fang ZH , Rong J , Lipton SA , Li SH , Tong G , Leibowitz SF , Li XJ. Hypothalamic huntingtin-associated protein 1 as a mediator of feeding behavior. NATURE MED 2006 MAY;12(5):526-533.

Dourmashkin JT , Chang GQ , Hill JO , Gayles EC , Fried SK , Leibowitz SF. Model for predicting and phenotyping at nonnal weight the long- term propensity for obesity in Sprague-Dawley rats. PHYSIOL BEHAV 2006 APR 15;87(4):666-678.

Leibowitz SF , Chang GQ , Dourmashkin JT , Yun R , Julien C , Pamy PP. Leptin secretion after a high-fat meal in normal-weight rats: strong predictor of long-term body fat accrual on a high-fat diet. AMER J PHYSIOL-ENDOCRINOL MET 2006 FEB;290(2):E258-E267.

Alexander J , Chang GQ , Dourmashkin JT , Leibowitz SF. Distinct phenotypes of obesity-prone AKR/J, DBA2J and C57BL/6J mice compared to control strains. INT J OBESITY 2006 JAN;30(1):50-59.

Leibowitz SF. Hypothalamic Galanin and Ingestive Behavior: Relation to Dietary Fat, Alcohol, and Circulating Lipids.

2005

Yun R , Dourmashkin JT , Hill J , Gayles EC , Fried SK , Leibowitz SF. PVN galanin increases fat storage and promotes obesity by causing muscle to utilize carbohydrate more than fat. PEPTIDES 2005 NOV;26(11):2265-2273.

Dourmashkin JT , Chang GQ , Gayles EC , Hill JO , Fried SK , Julien C , Leibowitz SF. Different forms of obesity as a function of diet composition. INT J OBESITY 2005 NOV;29(11):1368-1378.

Lewis MJ , Rada P , Johnson DF , Avena NM , Leibowitz SF , Hoebel BG. Galanin and alcohol dependence: Neurobehavioral research. NEUROPEPTIDES 2005 JUN;39(3):317-321.

Leibowitz SF. Regulation and effects of hypothalamic galanin: relation to dietary fat, alcohol ingestion, circulating lipids and energy homeostasis. NEUROPEPTIDES 2005 JUN;39(3):327-332.

Chang GQ , Karatayev O , Davydova Z , Wortley K , Leibowitz SF. Glucose injection reduces neuropeptide Y and agouti-related protein expression in the arcuate nucleus: A possible physiological role in eating behavior. MOL BRAIN RES 2005 APR 27;135(1-2):69-80.

Leibowitz SF , Sepiashvili K , Akabayashi A , Karatayev O , Davydova Z , Alexander JT , Wang J , Chang GQ. Function of neuropeptide Y and agouti-related protein at weaning: relation to corticosterone, dietary carbohydrate and body weight. BRAIN RES 2005 MAR 2;1036(1-2):180-191.

Alexander J , Chang GQ , Dourmashkin JT , Leibowitz SF. Distinct phenotypes of obesity-prone AKR/J, DBA2J and C57BL/6J mice compared to control strains. INT J OBESITY 2005 JAN;30(1):50-59.

2004

Lewis MJ , Johnson DF , Waldman D , Leibowitz SF , Hoebel BG. Galanin microinjection in the third ventricle increases voluntary ethanol intake. ALCOHOL CLIN EXP RES 2004 DEC;28(12):1822-1828.

Avena NA , Carrillo CA , Needham L , Leibowitz SF , Hoebel BG. Sugar-dependent rats show enhanced intake of unsweetened ethanol. ALCOHOL 2004 OCT-NOV;34(2-3):203-209.

Carrillo CA , Leibowitz SF , Karatayev O , Hoebel BG. A high-fat meal or injection of lipids stimulates ethanol intake. ALCOHOL 2004 OCT-NOV;34(2-3):197-202.

Chang GQ , Karatayev O , Davydova Z , Leibowitz SF. Circulating triglycerides impact on orexigenic peptides and neuronal activity in hypothalamus. ENDOCRINOLOGY 2004 AUG;145(8):3904-3912.

Rada P , Avena NM , Leibowitz SF , Hoebel BG. Ethanol intake is increased by injection of galanin in the paraventricular nucleus and reduced by a galanin antagonist. ALCOHOL 2004 JUN;33(2):91-97.

Leibowitz SF , Dourmashkin JT , Chang GQ , Hill JO , Gayles EC , Fried SK , Wang J. Acute high-fat diet paradigms link galanin to triglycerides and their transport and metabolism in muscle. BRAIN RES 2004 MAY 22;1008(2):168-178.

Spangler R , Wittkowski KM , Goddard NL , Avena NM , Hoebel BG , Leibowitz SF. Opiate-like effects of sugar on gene expression in reward areas of the rat brain. MOL BRAIN RES 2004 MAY 19;124(2):134-142.

Leibowitz SF , Wortley KE. Hypothalamic control of energy balance: different peptides, different functions. PEPTIDES 2004 MAR;25(3):473-504.

Wortley KE , Chang GQ , Davydova Z , Fried SK , Leibowitz SF. Cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript in the arcuate nucleus stimulates lipid metabolism to control body fat accrual on a high-fat diet. REGULATORY PEPTIDES 2004 Feb;117(2):89-99.

2003

Leibowitz SF , Avena NM , Chang GQ , Karatayev O , Chau DT , Hoebel BG. Ethanol intake increases galanin mRNA in the hypothalamus and withdrawal decreases it. PHYSIOL BEHAV 2003 JUN;79(1):103-111.

Wortley KE , Chang GQ , Davydova Z , Leibowitz SF. Peptides that regulate food intake: orexin gene expression is increased during states of hypertriglyceridemia. AM J PHYSIOL REGUL INTEGR COMP PHYSIOL. 2003 JUN;284(6):R1454-65.

2001

Liu ZT , Chang GQ , Leibowitz SF. Apolipoprotein D interacts with the long-form leptin receptor: a hypothalamic function in the control of energy homeostasis. FASEB J 2001 MAY;15(7):1329-1331.

Liu ZT , Chang GQ , Leibowitz SF. Apolipoprotein D interacts with the long-form leptin receptor: a hypothalamic function in the control of energy homeostasis. FASEB J 2001 FEB 26;express article 10.1096/fj.00-0530fje.

Liu Z , Chang GQ , Leibowitz SF. Diacylglycerol kinase zeta in hypothalamus interacts with long form leptin receptor. Relation to dietary fat and body weight regulation. J BIOL CHEM. 2001 FEB 23;276(8):5900-7.