K P Skibicka

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Divergent circuitry underlying food reward and intake effects of ghrelin: Dopaminergic VTA-accumbens projection mediates ghrelin's effect on food reward but not food intake
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, PO Box 434, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 73:274-83. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Ghrelin and food reward: the story of potential underlying substrates
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Peptides 32:2265-73. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Ghrelin interacts with neuropeptide Y Y1 and opioid receptors to increase food reward
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, P O Box 434, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Endocrinology 153:1194-205. 2012
  4. pmc Role of ghrelin in food reward: impact of ghrelin on sucrose self-administration and mesolimbic dopamine and acetylcholine receptor gene expression
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Addict Biol 17:95-107. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin directly targets the ventral tegmental area to increase food motivation
    K P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, PO Box 434, SE 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neuroscience 180:129-37. 2011
  6. pmc Neural controls of prostaglandin 2 pyrogenic, tachycardic, and anorexic actions are anatomically distributed
    Karolina P Skibicka
    the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Endocrinology 152:2400-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Blockade of central nicotine acetylcholine receptor signaling attenuate ghrelin-induced food intake in rodents
    S L Dickson
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neuroscience 171:1180-6. 2010

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Divergent circuitry underlying food reward and intake effects of ghrelin: Dopaminergic VTA-accumbens projection mediates ghrelin's effect on food reward but not food intake
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, PO Box 434, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 73:274-83. 2013
    ..Interestingly results also suggest that food reward behavior and simple intake of chow are controlled by divergent circuitry, where NAc dopamine plays an important role in food reward but not in food intake. ..
  2. doi request reprint Ghrelin and food reward: the story of potential underlying substrates
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Peptides 32:2265-73. 2011
    ..Particular attention is given to the potential neurocircuitry and neurotransmitter systems downstream of ghrelin's effects on food reward...
  3. doi request reprint Ghrelin interacts with neuropeptide Y Y1 and opioid receptors to increase food reward
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, P O Box 434, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Endocrinology 153:1194-205. 2012
    ..Thus, we identify central NPY and opioid signaling as the necessary mediators of food intake and reward effects of ghrelin and localize these interactions to the mesolimbic VTA...
  4. pmc Role of ghrelin in food reward: impact of ghrelin on sucrose self-administration and mesolimbic dopamine and acetylcholine receptor gene expression
    Karolina P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Addict Biol 17:95-107. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that ghrelin antagonists have therapeutic potential for the treatment of obesity and to suppress the overconsumption of sweet food...
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin directly targets the ventral tegmental area to increase food motivation
    K P Skibicka
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, PO Box 434, SE 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neuroscience 180:129-37. 2011
    ..Taken together our data identify the VTA but not the NAcc as a direct, necessary, and sufficient target site for ghrelin's action on food motivation...
  6. pmc Neural controls of prostaglandin 2 pyrogenic, tachycardic, and anorexic actions are anatomically distributed
    Karolina P Skibicka
    the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Endocrinology 152:2400-8. 2011
    ..The data also underscore a potential anatomical dissociation of the neural pathways mediating pyrogenic and anorexic effects of PGE₂...
  7. doi request reprint Blockade of central nicotine acetylcholine receptor signaling attenuate ghrelin-induced food intake in rodents
    S L Dickson
    Department of Physiology Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 11, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neuroscience 171:1180-6. 2010
    ..p. decreased the ability of palatable food to condition a place preference. These data suggest that ghrelin-induced food intake is partly mediated via nAChRs and that nicotinic blockade decreases the rewarding properties of food...