Smith, Roy G.

Ghrelin in Health and Disease

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Table of contents

1. Ghrelin: A History of Its Discovery
Cyril Y. Bowers, G. A. Reynolds, Johannes D. Veldhuis

2. Enzymatic Processing of Ghrelin Precursor
Masayasu Kojima, Kenji Kangawa

3. Ghrelin’s Novel Signaling in Islet β-Cells to Inhibit Insulin Secretion and Its Blockade As a Promising Strategy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
Katsuya Dezaki, Boldbaatar Damdindorj, Tomoyuki Kurashina, Toshihiko Yada

4. Gastric Ghrelin in the Regulation of Appetite and Metabolism
Luisa María Seoane, Ana Belen Crujeiras, Omar Al-Massadi, Felipe F. Casanueva

5. Ghrelin Regulation of AMPK in the Hypothalamus and Peripheral Tissues
Miski Scerif, Blerina Kola, Márta Korbonits

6. Ghrelin: Neuropeptide Regulator of Metabolism
Pablo J. Enriori, Zane B. Andrews, Michael Alexander Cowley

7. GOAT and the Regulation of Energy and Glucose Homeostasis
Henriette Kirchner, Matthias Tschöp, Jenny Tong

8. Ghrelin Regulation of Sleep, Circadian Clock, and Body Temperature
Éva Szentirmai, Levente Kapás

9. Ghrelin Regulation of Learning, Memory, and Neurodegeneration
Tamas L. Horvath

10. Ghrelin Antagonism: A Potential Therapeutic Target for Addictive Behaviour Disorders
Elisabet Jerlhag, Emil Egecioglu, Jörgen Engel, Suzanne L. Dickson

11. Ghrelin Receptor Agonists in Cachexia of Human Aging
Ralf Nass, Michael O. Thorner

12. Use of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Receptor Agonists in Cancer- and Chemotherapy-Induced Cachexia
Basil Burney, Jose M. Garcia

13. Ghrelin in Cachexia Associated with End-Stage Renal Disease
Damien Ashby, Peter Choi, Stephen Bloom

14. Ghrelin Suppression of Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
Sachiko Miyake, Takashi Yamamura

15. Physiological Roles of Des-Acyl Ghrelin
S. J. C. M. M. Neggers, Riccarda Granata, Ezio Ghigo, Aart J. Lely

16. The Ghrelin Receptor (GHSR1a), But Not Ghrelin, Is Essential for Dopamine Receptor-2 (DRD2) Agonist-Induced Anorexia
Andras Kern, Roy G. Smith

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Endocrinology, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Immunology, Neurosciences, Nutrition

Publication year
Contemporary Endocrinology
Page amount
14 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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