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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 792940, 9 pages
Research Article

Rikkunshito, a Japanese Kampo Medicine, Ameliorates Decreased Feeding Behavior via Ghrelin and Serotonin 2B Receptor Signaling in a Novelty Stress Murine Model

1Tsumura Research Laboratories, Tsumura & Co., Ibaraki 300-1192, Japan
2Pathophysiology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0812, Japan
3Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8638, Japan
4Department of Medical Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido 063-0005, Japan

Received 28 June 2013; Revised 21 August 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editor: Mahmood Ameen Abdulla

Copyright © 2013 Chihiro Yamada et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Hironobu Tsubouchi, Shigehisa Yanagi, Ayako Miura, Sachiko Mogami, Chihiro Yamada, Seiichi Iizuka, Tomohisa Hattori, and Masamitsu Nakazato, “Rikkunshito ameliorates cachexia associated with bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in mice by stimulating ghrelin secretion,” Nutrition Research, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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