Ghrelin and appetite control

UCP2 mediates ghrelin’s action on NPY/ AgRP neurons by lowering free radicals Zane B. Andrews et al 2008 Nature vol 454 pp 846-851The gut-derived hormone ghrelin acts on the brain by regulating neuronal activityGhrelin is a hormone with widespread activity. This paper links its activity with appetite control in a complex action involving fatty acids…

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