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Presence of ghrelin in normal and adenomatous human pituitary.

Abstract:

Recently, an endogenous ligand has been described for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R), named ghrelin. It was originally isolated from the stomach, but it is also present in the hypothalamus, where the highest concentration of GHS-R has been detected. It is well established that synthetic GHSs exert their effects on the growth hormone (GH) axis principally via the hypothalamus, although they are also able to stimulate GH release directly from the pituitary. We have previously ...

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10.1385/endo:14:1:101

Authors


Korbonits, M More by this author
Kangawa, K More by this author
Grossman, AB More by this author
Journal:
Endocrine
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
101-104
Publication date:
2001-02-05
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EISSN:
1559-0100
ISSN:
1355-008X
URN:
uuid:26b8be16-17e7-4665-8c70-a6bbd2b4a6e8
Source identifiers:
138464
Local pid:
pubs:138464

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