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The expression of ghrelin O-acyltransferase (GOAT) in human tissues.

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Ghrelin is a circulating growth hormone-releasing and appetite-inducing brain-gut peptide. It needs to be acylated on its serine-3 with octanoate for its endocrine actions. The acyl-transferase that catalyses ghrelin octanoylation has recently been identified and named as GOAT (ghrelin O-acyltransferase); GOAT enzyme is coded by the MBOAT4 gene. This study aimed to investigate GOAT expression in the human. The distribution of GOAT mRNA expression was studied in various human tissues using cla...

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10.1507/endocrj.k11e-117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Endocrine journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
8
Pages:
707-710
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1348-4540
ISSN:
0918-8959
Source identifiers:
151206
Language:
English
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uuid:a2c30298-d8f3-4f56-8cb6-92c3c4fa709f
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pubs:151206
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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