Ghrelin—a hormone with multiple functions

@article{Korbonits2004GhrelinaHW,
  title={Ghrelin—a hormone with multiple functions},
  author={M. Korbonits and A. P. Goldstone and M. Gueorguiev and A. Grossman},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={27-68}
}
  • M. Korbonits, A. P. Goldstone, +1 author A. Grossman
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology
  • The growth hormone secretagogue ghrelin is in the centre of interest since its discovery in 1999. It stimulates growth hormone, corticotropic hormone and prolactin secretion, but also plays an important role in the regulation of appetite, carbohydrate- and lipid metabolism and possibly on gastric acid secretion, gastric motility, heart function and as well as immune functions and cell proliferation. Ghrelin was originally identified from the stomach but it is also present in all tissue among… CONTINUE READING
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