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Discontinued ProductObestatin (human) (Cat. No. 5560) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Endogenous 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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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Tang et al (2008) Obestatin: its physicochemical characteristics and physiological functions. Peptides 29 639 PMID: 18325633
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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Peptides Involved in Appetite Modulation Scientific Review
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