Liver: Ghrelin may be a novel antifibrotic therapy

  • Rachel N Jones
  • Published 2010 in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology

Abstract

“Ghrelin exerts antifibrotic effects in the liver and might be a novel antifibrotic therapy” say monserrat moreno and colleagues from spain. the researchers conducted a study to examine whether ghrelin influences liver fibrogenesis in acute or chronic liver disease. Ghrelin was shown to reduce liver injury, fibrogenic response and myofibroblast accumulation… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2010.57

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