Enhanced plasma ghrelin levels in Helicobacter pylori-colonized, interleukin-1-receptor type 1-homozygous knockout (IL-1R1-/-) mice.

@article{Abiko2005EnhancedPG,
  title={Enhanced plasma ghrelin levels in Helicobacter pylori-colonized, interleukin-1-receptor type 1-homozygous knockout (IL-1R1-/-) mice.},
  author={Yuka Abiko and Hidekazu Suzuki and Tatsuhiro Masaoka and Sachiko Nomura and Kumiko Kurabayashi and Hiroshi Hosoda and Kenji Kangawa and Toshifumi Hibi},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 27},
  pages={4148-53}
}
AIM Ghrelin is an endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor, and it plays a role in stimulating the growth hormone secretion, food intake, body weight gain and gastric motility. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) was shown to be associated with increase of the body weight. On the other hand, H pylori infection evokes the… CONTINUE READING