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Diniz G, Sabino Battagello D, Klein MO, Bono B, Ferreira JGP, Motta-Teixeira LC, Duarte JCG, Presse F, Nahon JL, Adamantidis A, Chee MJ, Sita LV, Bittencourt J (2020) Ciliary melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 (MCHR1) is widely distributed in the murine CNS in a sex-independent manner J Neurosci Res doi:10.1002/jnr.24651—in-press.

Negishi K, Payant MA, Schumacker KS, Wittmann G, Butler RM, Lechan RM, Steinbusch HWM, Khan AM, Chee MJ (2020) Distributions of hypothalamic neuron populations coexpressing tyrosine hydroxylase and the vesicular GABA transporter in the mouse. J Comp Neurol 528:1833—1855.

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.

Singhal G, Fisher FM, Chee MJ, Tan TG, El Ouaamari A, Adams AC,Najarian R, Kulkarni RN, Benoist C, Flier JS, Maratos-Flier E (2016) Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) protects against high fat diet induced inflammation and islet hyperplasia in pancreas. PLoS One 11:e0148252— .

Lutchman DW, Chee MJ, Doslikova B, Marks DL, Baracos VE, Colmers WF (2015) Defense of elevated body weight setpoint in diet-induced obese rats on low energy diet is mediated by loss of melanocortin sensitivity in the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus. PLoS One 10:0139462— .

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.