Hypocretin (orexin) deficiency in human narcolepsy LANCET Nishino, S., Ripley, B., Overeem, S., Lammers, G. J., Mignot, E. 2000; 355 (9197): 39-40


Alterations in the hypocretin receptor 2 and preprohypocretin genes produce narcolepsy in animal models. Hypocretin was undetectable in seven out of nine people with narcolepsy, indicating abnormal hypocretin transmission.

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