Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 12th, 2006
Study 1: Ghrelin stimulates insulin-induced glucose uptake in adipocytes.
According to a study from England, "The gastric and hypothalamic hormone ghrelin is the endogenous agonist of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor GHS-R1a . Ghrelin stimulates growth hormone release and appetite via the hypothalamus. However, putative direct peripheral effects of ghrelin remain poorly understood. Rat adipose tissue expresses GHS-R1a mRNA, suggesting ghrelin may directly influence adipocyte function."
A.D. Patel and...
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