|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Dog, Cat|
|Calculated MW||12911 Da|
|Other Names||obestatin prepropeptide, obestatin , GHRL, Ghrl, ghrl|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) protein A purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 50% glycerol and 0.02% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||Ghrelin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Ghrelin is the ligand for growth hormone secretagogue receptor type 1 (GHSR). Induces the release of growth hormone from the pituitary. Has an appetite-stimulating effect, induces adiposity and stimulates gastric acid secretion. Involved in growth regulation.|
|Tissue Location||Highest level in stomach. All forms are found in serum as well. Other tissues compensate for the loss of ghrelin synthesis in the stomach following gastrectomy|
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Ghrelin, a growth hormone (GH)-releasing acylated peptide, was identified as the endogenous ligand for the growth hormone (GH) secretagogue receptor 1a. It stimulates the release of GH from the anterior pituitary thro µgh the GH secretagogue receptor (GHS-R). It may also play a role in regulating the digestive system and energy balance.
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