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Chee MJ, Hebert AJ, Braincon N, Flaherty SE, Pissios P, Maratos-Flier E (2019) Condition deletion of melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 from GABAergic neurons increases locomotor activity. Mol Metab 29:114—123.


Al-Massadi O, Quiñones M, Clasadonte J, Bautista RH, Romero-Picó A, Folgueira C, Morgan DA, Kalló I, Heras V, Senra A, Funderburk SC, Krashes MJ, Souto Y, Fidalgo M, Luquet S, Chee MJ, Imbernon M, Beiroa D, García-Caballero L, Gallego R, Lam BYH, Yeo G, Lopez M, Liposits Z, Rahmouni K, Prevot V, Dieguez C, Nogueiras R (2019) MCH Regulates SIRT1/FoxO1 and reduces POMC neuronal activity to induce hyperphagia, adiposity and glucose intolerance. Diabetes. 68:2210—2222.


Arrigoni E, Chee MJ, Fuller PM (2019) To eat or to sleep: That is a lateral hypothalamic question. Neuropharmacology 154:34—49.


Naganuma F, Bandaru SS, Absi G, Chee MJ, Vetrivelan R (2019) Melanin-concentrating hormone neurons promote rapid eye movement sleep independent of glutamate release. Brain Struct Funct 224:99—110.


Imbernon M, Sanchez-Rebordelo E, Romero- Picó A, Chee MJ, Porteiro B, Al-Massadi O, Contreras C, Fernø J, Senra A, Gallego R, Folgueira C, Seoane LM, van Gestel M, Adan RA, Liposits Z, Dieguez C, Lopez M, Nogueiras R (2016) Hypothalamic kappa opioid receptor mediates both diet- and MCH-induced liver damage through inflammation and ER stress. Hepatology 64:1086—1104.


Chee MJ, Douris N, Forrow AB, Monnard A, Lu S, Flaherty SE 3rd, Adams AC, Maratos-Flier E (2015) Melanin-concentrating hormone is necessary for olanzapine-inhibited locomotor activity in male mice. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 25:1808—1816.


Douris N, Stevanovic D, Fisher FM, Cisu T, Chee MJ, Ngyuen NL, Zarebidaki E, Adams AC, Kharitonenkov A, Flier JS, Bartness TJ, Maratos-Flier E (2015) Central fibroblast growth factor 21 browns white fat via sympathetic action in male mice. Endocrinology 156:2470—2481.


Chee MJ, Arrigoni E, Maratos-Flier E (2015) Melanin-concentrating hormone neurons release glutamate for feed-forward inhibition of the lateral septum. J Neurosci 35:3644—3651.


*Williams RH, *Chee MJ, Kroeger D, Ferrari LL, Maratos-Flier E, Scammell TE, Arrigoni E (2014) Optogenetic mediated release of histamine reveals distal and autoregulatory mechanisms for controlling arousal. J Neurosci 34:6023—6029.


Chee MJ, Pissios P, Prasad D, Maratos-Flier E (2014) Expression of melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 2 protects against diet-induced obesity in male mice. Endocrinology 155:81—88.


Chee MJ, Pissios P, Maratos-Flier E (2013) Neurochemical characterization of neurons expressing melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 in the mouse hypothalamus. J Comp Neurol 521:2208—2234.