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Chemical Ghrelin

Name Ghrelin
Equivalent Terms Appetite Regulating Hormone | Appetite-Regulating Hormone | Gastric MLTRP | Ghrelin Obestatin Preprohormone | Ghrelin-Obestatin Preprohormone | Ghrelin Precursor | GHRL Protein | Motilin Related Peptide | Motilin-Related Peptide | Motilin Related Peptide Precursor | Motilin-Related Peptide Precursor | Obestatin | Peptide Precursor, Motilin-Related | Ppghrelin | PpMTLRP | Precursor, Ghrelin | Precursor, Motilin-Related Peptide
Definition A 28-amino acid, acylated, orexigenic peptide that is a ligand for GROWTH HORMONE SECRETAGOGUE RECEPTORS. Ghrelin is widely expressed but primarily in the stomach in the adults. Ghrelin acts centrally to stimulate growth hormone secretion and food intake, and peripherally to regulate energy homeostasis. Its large precursor protein, known as appetite-regulating hormone or motilin-related peptide, contains ghrelin and obestatin.
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MeSH® ID D054439
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1. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Ghrelin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Ghrelin Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Ghrelin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  BIM-28125
  cyclic des-acyl ghrelin (6-13)
  (Dpr3(octanoyl)Lys19(Cy5))ghrelin(1-19)
  ghrelin, des-Gln(14)-
  ghrelin, des-n-octanoyl
  GHRL protein, human
  obestatin, human
  RC-1291
  (Trp3, Arg5)-ghrelin(1-5)