Cat. No. 1463
Biological ActivityEndogenous agonist peptide for the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a). Produced mainly by the stomach, it stimulates release of growth hormone from the pituitary gland in vitro and in vivo, and regulates feeding, growth and energy production.
Licensing InformationThis peptide is distributed under license from Dr. Kangawa
(Modifications: Ser-3 = Ser(n-octanoyl))
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Inui (2001) Ghrelin: an orexigenic and somatotrophic signal from the stomach. Nat.Rev.Neurosci. 2 551. PMID: 11483998.
Tolle et al (2001) In vivo and in vitro effects of ghrelin/motilin-related peptide on growth hormone secretion in the rat. Neuroendocrinology 73 54. PMID: 11174017.
Kojima et al (1999) Ghrelin is growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach. Nature 402 656. PMID: 10604470.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ghrelin (human) include:
Rodríguez et al (2009) Acylated and desacyl ghrelin stimulate lipid accumulation in human visceral adipocytes. Sci Signal 33 541. PMID: 19238155.
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