AGRP protein, human

Known as: Agouti Related Protein, agouti-related protein, human, agouti related protein homolog, human 
Agouti-related protein (132 aa, ~14 kDa) is encoded by the human AGRP gene. This protein plays a role in the modulation of feeding behavior.
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1974-2017
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2012
2012
Leptin-deficient (Lep(ob/ob)) mice are obese, diabetic, and infertile. Ablation of neurons that make agouti-related protein (AgRP… (More)
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2010
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2010
The hypothalamic melanocortin system, which controls appetite and energy expenditure, develops during the third trimester in… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVE The sites of insulin action in the central nervous system that regulate glucose metabolism and energy expenditure are… (More)
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2008
2008
Signal transducer and activator of transcription (Stat)-3 signals mediate many of the metabolic effects of the fat cell-derived… (More)
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2004
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2004
Obesity is an epidemic in Western society, and causes rapidly accelerating rates of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease… (More)
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2004
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2004
Ghrelin, a stomach-derived orexigenic hormone, has stimulated great interest as a potential target for obesity control… (More)
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2004
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Ghrelin was recently identified as an endogenous ligand of the GH secretagogue receptor. The novel peptide hormone is produced by… (More)
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2002
2002
Because alpha-MSH has a potent stimulatory action on hypophysiotropic TRH synthesizing neurons in the hypothalamic… (More)
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2000
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2000
Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R), was originally purified from the rat stomach… (More)
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1999
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1999
Agouti-related protein (AGRP) is a homologue of the agouti gene product and, when overexpressed, promotes obesity. Like… (More)
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