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Table 1 A summary of the experimental evidence for the presence of POMC axonal projections involved in feeding behaviour (axonal labelling vs immunocytochemistry – references indicated numerically)

From: The role of proopiomelanocortin (POMC) neurones in feeding behaviour

Arcuate POMC projections: Axonal labelling Immunocytochemistry
Arcuate nucleus 57 48, 62, 93, 119
Brainstem 91 91
PVN - 62, 93
Lateral hypothalamus - 93
DMH 160 93
SON - 93
VMH - 93
Periventricular nucleus - 93, 172
Nucleus accumbens - 93
Amygdala - 93