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Ghrelin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ghrelin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.301
D12.644.548.322
Unique ID
D054439
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054439
Scope Note
A 28-amino acid, acylated, orexigenic peptide that is a ligand for GROWTH HORMONE SECRETAGOGUE RECEPTORS. Ghrelin is widely expressed but primarily in the stomach in the adults. Ghrelin acts centrally to stimulate growth hormone secretion and food intake, and peripherally to regulate energy homeostasis. Its large precursor protein, known as appetite-regulating hormone or motilin-related peptide, contains ghrelin and obestatin.
Entry Term(s)
Appetite-Regulating Hormone
GHRL Protein
Gastric MLTRP
Ghrelin Precursor
Ghrelin-Obestatin Preprohormone
Motilin-Related Peptide
Motilin-Related Peptide Precursor
Obestatin
PpMTLRP
Ppghrelin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (2000-2007)
Peptide Hormones (1999-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008; GHRELIN was indexed under PEPTIDE HORMONES 2000-2007
History Note
2008 (2000)
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Ghrelin Preferred
GHRL Protein Narrower
Obestatin Related
Appetite-Regulating Hormone Narrower
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