Advertisement
Research Article

Ghrelin Influences Novelty Seeking Behavior in Rodents and Men

  • Caroline Hansson,

    Affiliations: Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Rozita H. Shirazi,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Jakob Näslund,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Heike Vogel,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Corinna Neuber,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Göran Holm,

    Affiliation: Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Henrik Anckarsäter,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Suzanne L. Dickson,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Elias Eriksson,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Karolina P. Skibicka mail

    karolina.skibicka@neuro.gu.se

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

    X
  • Published: December 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050409

About the Authors

Caroline Hansson, Rozita H. Shirazi, Heike Vogel, Suzanne L. Dickson, Karolina P. Skibicka
Department of Physiology/Endocrinology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Caroline Hansson, Corinna Neuber
Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Jakob Näslund, Elias Eriksson
Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Göran Holm
Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Henrik Anckarsäter
Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: karolina.skibicka@neuro.gu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CH KPS. Performed the experiments: CH JN RS CN HV. Analyzed the data: CH KPS. Wrote the paper: GH HA CH SLD EE KPS.