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ghrelin

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Seventh edition

Published in print June 2016 | ISBN: 9780198714378
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782770
ghrelin

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A peptide hormone that is secreted chiefly by cells in the stomach lining when the stomach is empty, and increases hunger by stimulating the release of ...

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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