Cat. No. 1465
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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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Inu (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 (rat) include:
Schellekens et al (2013) Promiscuous dimerization of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R1a) attenuates ghrelin-mediated signaling. J Biol Chem 288 181. PMID: 23161547.
Watterson et al (2012) Anorexigenic and orexigenic hormone modulation of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 activity and the regulation of hypothalamic agouti-related protein mRNA expression. Neurosignals 21 28. PMID: 22456226.
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