Impact of Helicobacter pylori infection on ghrelin and various neuroendocrine hormones in plasma.

@article{Isomoto2005ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of Helicobacter pylori infection on ghrelin and various neuroendocrine hormones in plasma.},
  author={Hajime Isomoto and Hiroaki Ueno and Yoshito Nishi and Chun-Yang Wen and Masamitsu Nakazato and Shigeru Kohno},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 11},
  pages={1644-8}
}
AIM Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for growth hormone secretagogue receptor, influences appetite, energy balance, gastric motility and acid secretion. The stomach is the main source of circulating ghrelin. There are inconsistent reports on the influence of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection on circulating ghrelin levels. We sought to elucidate the relationship between ghrelin and various peptides in plasma, with special reference to H pylori. METHODS Plasma ghrelin levels were measured… CONTINUE READING

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