Cat. No. 2445
Biological ActivityEndogenous peptide derived from the same prepropeptide as ghrelin. Reported to suppress food intake and reduce body weight-gain in rats.
(Modifications: Leu-23 = C-terminal amide)
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Pan and Kastin (2006) Differential BBB interactions of three ingestive peptides: obestatin, ghrelin, and adiponectin. Peptides 27 911. PMID: 16476508.
Nogueiras and Tschop (2005) Biomedicine. Separation of conjoined hormones yields appetite rivals. Science 310 985. PMID: 16284170.
Zhang et al (2005) Obestatin, a peptide encoded by the ghrelin gene, opposes ghrelin's effects on food intake. Science 310 996. PMID: 16284174.
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