Food intake and interdigestive gastrointestinal motility in ghrelin receptor mutant rats


Ghrelin is the endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHSR). Ghrelin regulates feeding activity and interdigestive contractions of the stomach in rodents. To investigate the role of endogenous ghrelin in the digestive system, we have developed GHSR-mutant rats, named FHH-Ghsrm1Mcwi, using the Fawn-Hooded Hypertensive (FHH) parental… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00535-010-0366-6


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