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*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 hormonereceptor 1 in the mouse hypothalamus. J Comp Neurol 521:2208—2234.


*Suzuki R, *Ferris HA, Chee MJ, Maratos-Flier E, Kahn CR (2013) Reduction of the cholesterol sensor SCAP in the brains of mice causes impaired synaptic transmission and altered cognitive function. PLoS Biol 11:e1001532— .


Mercer RE, Michaelson SD, Chee MJ, Atallah TA, Wevrick R, Colmers WF (2013) Magel2 is required for leptin-mediated depolarization of POMC neurons in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus in mice. PLoS Genet 9:e1003207— .


Mercer RE, Chee MJ, Colmers WF (2011) The role of NPY in hypothalamic mediated food intake. Front Neuroendocrinol 32:398—415.


Adams AC, Domouzoglou EM, Chee MJ, Segal-Lieberman G, Pissios P, Maratos-Flier E (2011) Ablation of the hypothalamic neuropeptide melanin concentrating hormone is associated with behavioral abnormalities that reflect impaired olfactory integration. Behav Brain Res 224:195—200.


Chee MJ, Price CJ, Statnick MA, Colmers WF (2011) Nociceptin/orphanin FQ suppresses the excitability of neurons in the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus. J Physiol 589:3103—3114.


Chee MJ, Myers MG, Jr., Price CJ, Colmers WF (2010) Neuropeptide Y suppresses anorexigenic output from the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus. J Neurosci 30:3380—3390.


Gruber KA, Fan W, Akerberg H, Larhammar D, Chee MJ, Colmers WF, Cone RD (2009) Neuropeptide Y and gamma-melanocyte stimulating hormone (gamma-MSH) share a common pressor mechanism of action. Endocrine 35:312—324.


Chee MJ, Morl K, Lindner D, Merten N, Zamponi GW, Light PE, Beck-Sickinger AG, Colmers WF (2008) The third intracellular loop stabilizes the inactive state of the neuropeptide Y1 receptor. J Biol Chem 283:33337—33346.