Starving for ghrelin

Mark Sleeman, David Charles Spanswick

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The initial discovery of ghrelin as a potent orexigenic hormone raised excitement about a new direction for possibly treating eating disorders. McFarlane et al. (2014) show that with deletion of ghrelin-producing cells from an adult animal, there is little effect on appetitive behaviors but significant implications for glucose homeostasis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 2
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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