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Ghrelin, human

Description Ghrelin is a circulating growth-hormone-releasing peptide. Ghrelin is derived from the stomach and stimulates food intake. Ghrelin is synthesized as a preprohormone, then proteolytically processed to yield a 28-amino acid peptide. Ghrelin is important in long-term control of food intake and body weight; circulating ghrelin at fasting concentrations may stimulate food intake.
Molecular Weight 3370.9

Purity > 95%
Solubility 1% acetic acid: 1 mg/ml
Gmp Flag 0
Storage Storage at -20°C. Keep tightly closed.

Santos M, et al. Ghrelin expression in human and rat fetal lungs and the effect of ghrelin administration in nitrofen-induced congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr. Res. Apr 2006; 59(4 Pt 1): 531-537.

Groschl M, et al. Identification of ghrelin in human saliva: production by the salivary glands and potential role in proliferation of oral keratinocytes. Clin. Chem. Jun 2005; 51(6): 997-1006.

Delhanty PJ, et al. Ghrelin and unacylated ghrelin stimulate human osteoblast growth via mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)/phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathways in the absence of GHS-R1a. Jan 2006; 188(1): 37-47.

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Cat. No. RP13422
0.1 mg $90.00