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Receptors, Ghrelin

"Receptors, Ghrelin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Transmembrane proteins that recognize and bind GHRELIN, a potent stimulator of GROWTH HORMONE secretion and food intake in mammals. Ghrelin receptors are found in the pituitary and HYPOTHALAMUS. They belong to the family of G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Ghrelin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Ghrelin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2006 and 2011
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