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What does PVN stand for?

PVN stands for Paraventricular Nucleus

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The hunger inducing neurons that activate these AgRP neurons are located in the paraventricular nucleus a brain region long thought to cause satiety, or feelings of fullness.
To understand the neural circuitry in the offspring, the group also examined changes in gene expression in certain brain regions involved in stress regulation: the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) and the bed nucleus of stria terminals.
Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) is secreted by a hypothalamic region called the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) and acts on CRH receptors in the anterior pituitary to cause the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) into the blood.