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mouse obestatin

a ghrelin-associated peptide encoded by the ghrelin gene that suppresses food intake; two peptide hormones with opposing action in weight regulation are derived from the same gene; after differential modification, these hormones activate distinct receptors; binds orphan G protein coupled receptor GPR39; predominantly secreted by the stomach and released into the blood
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obestatin, mouse
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