"Receptors, Ghrelin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Transmembrane proteins that recognize and bind GHRELIN, a potent stimulator of GROWTH HORMONE secretion and food intake in mammals. Ghrelin receptors are found in the pituitary and HYPOTHALAMUS. They belong to the family of G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS.
- Receptors, Ghrelin
- Ghrelin Receptors
- Ghrelin Receptor
- Receptor, Ghrelin
- Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor Type 1
- GHSR Protein
- Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptors
- Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor
- GHS Receptor Type 1
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Receptors, Ghrelin" by people in Profiles.
Neuropeptides and neuropeptide receptors in the Drosophila melanogaster genome. Genome Res. 2001 Jun; 11(6):1126-42.