Ghrelin: more than endogenous growth hormone secretagogue.


Since its discovery 10 years ago, intensive research has been performed on ghrelin. The significance of ghrelin as a growth hormone-releasing hormone, appetite regulator, energy conservator, and sympathetic nerve suppressor has now been well established. In this review, we summarize recent topics on ghrelin, such as the processing protease of the ghrelin… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05516.x


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@article{Kojima2010GhrelinMT, title={Ghrelin: more than endogenous growth hormone secretagogue.}, author={Masayasu Kojima and Kenji Kangawa}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={2010}, volume={1200}, pages={140-8} }