[des-octanoyl]ghrelin   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1098

Synonyms: [des-octanoyl] ghrelin | des-octanoyl ghrelin
Comment: Major circulating form of the peptide.
Species: Human
References
1. Cassoni P, Ghé C, Marrocco T, Tarabra E, Allia E, Catapano F, Deghenghi R, Ghigo E, Papotti M, Muccioli G. (2004)
Expression of ghrelin and biological activity of specific receptors for ghrelin and des-acyl ghrelin in human prostate neoplasms and related cell lines.
Eur. J. Endocrinol., 150 (2): 173-84. [PMID:14763915]
2. Muccioli G, Papotti M, Locatelli V, Ghigo E, Deghenghi R. (2001)
Binding of 125I-labeled ghrelin to membranes from human hypothalamus and pituitary gland.
J. Endocrinol. Invest., 24 (3): RC7-9. [PMID:11314756]