Obestatin, obesity and diabetes.


The high prevalence of obesity and diabetes will lead to higher rates of morbidity and mortality. It is well known that ghrelin plays a potential role in obesity and diabetes. Obestatin, a novel 23 amino acid amidated peptide encoded by the same gene that encodes ghrelin, was initially reported to have opposite actions to ghrelin in the regulation of food… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.peptides.2008.10.002