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    • Acute administration of unacylated ghrelin has no effect on Basal or stimulated insulin secretion in healthy humans. 

      Benoit, SC; Bidlingmaier, M; D'Alessio, David A; Davis, HW; Haque, A; Summer, S; Tong, Jenny; ... (8 authors) (Diabetes, 2014-07)
      Unacylated ghrelin (UAG) is the predominant ghrelin isoform in the circulation. Despite its inability to activate the classical ghrelin receptor, preclinical studies suggest that UAG may promote β-cell function. We hypothesized ...
    • Ghrelin. 

      Andermann, ML; Andrews, ZB; Anker, SD; Argente, J; Batterham, RL; Benoit, SC; Bowers, CY; ... (57 authors) (Mol Metab, 2015-06)
      BACKGROUND: The gastrointestinal peptide hormone ghrelin was discovered in 1999 as the endogenous ligand of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor. Increasing evidence supports more complicated and nuanced roles for the ...