Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating GHRL and obesity

GHRL [ENSP00000335074]

Growth hormone-releasing peptide; 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; Endogenous ligands

Synonyms:  GHRL,  A2T3X2,  A2T3X3,  A8DN24,  E7ESW0 ...

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