ghrelin

Ligand id: 1099

Name: ghrelin

Species: Human

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Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Comments
There is some ambiguity in the literature and on other resources as to the exact chemical structure and stereochemistry of ghrelin. In the absence of a consensus chemical structure, we have chosen not to include an image of the molecule on this ligand entry. However, for representations of the structure please see these CHEBI:75431, CHEMBL425281 and PubChem CID 16133832 entries.
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
GHRL ghrelin and obestatin prepropeptide Human prepro-appetite regulatory hormone ghrelin, ghrelin, growth hormone secretagogue receptor ligand, ghrelin/obestatin prepropeptide, MTLRP, obestatin
Database Links
BindingDB Ligand 21940
CAS Registry No. 258279-04-8 (Hs)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651762
UniProtKB Q9UBU3 (Hs)
Wikipedia Ghrelin