GHRL gene

Known as: ghrelin/obestatin prepropeptide, MTLRP, GROWTH HORMONE SECRETAGOGUE RECEPTOR LIGAND 
This gene is involved in regulating growth hormone release and satiety, thirst and anxiety.
National Institutes of Health

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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Ghrelin, an orexigenic hormone produced by the stomach, is secreted in anticipation of scheduled meals and in correlation with… (More)
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2008
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2008
Sleep loss is currently proposed to disturb endocrine regulation of energy homeostasis leading to weight gain and obesity… (More)
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2007
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2007
CONTEXT Administration of retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP-4) impairs insulin sensitivity in animals, and elevated serum… (More)
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2007
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2007
During the past decade, many salivary parameters have been used to characterize disease states. Ghrelin (GAH) is recently… (More)
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2006
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2006
Endogenous compounds, including ingestive peptides, can interact with the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in different ways. Here we… (More)
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2006
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2006
Recently, the ligand of the orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR39 has been identified as obestatin, a 23-amino acid peptide… (More)
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2005
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2005
Ghrelin, a circulating appetite-inducing hormone, is derived from a prohormone by posttranslational processing. On the basis of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Three members of the ghrelin receptor family were characterized in parallel: the ghrelin receptor, the neurotensin receptor 2 and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ghrelin, the endogenous ligand for the GH-secretagogue receptor (GHS-R), is a recently cloned peptide, primarily expressed in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Central (intracerebral ventral) and peripheral (subcutaneous and intraperitoneal) administration of ghrelin causes obesity in… (More)
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