The Role of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Signaling in Aging
AbstractWith our aging society, more people hope for a long and healthy life. In recent years, researchers have focused on healthy longevity factors. In particular, calorie restriction delays aging, reduces mortality, and extends life. Ghrelin, which is secreted during fasting, is well known as an orexigenic peptide. Because ghrelin is increased by caloric restriction, ghrelin may play an important role in the mechanism of longevity mediated by calorie restriction. In this review, we will discuss the role of orexigenic peptides with a particular focus on ghrelin. We conclude that the ghrelin-growth hormone secretagogue-R signaling pathway may play an important role in the anti-aging mechanism. View Full-Text
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Amitani, M.; Amitani, H.; Cheng, K.-C.; Kairupan, T.S.; Sameshima, N.; Shimoshikiryo, I.; Mizuma, K.; Rokot, N.T.; Nerome, Y.; Owaki, T.; Asakawa, A.; Inui, A. The Role of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Signaling in Aging. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 1511.
Amitani M, Amitani H, Cheng K-C, Kairupan TS, Sameshima N, Shimoshikiryo I, Mizuma K, Rokot NT, Nerome Y, Owaki T, Asakawa A, Inui A. The Role of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Signaling in Aging. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(7):1511.Chicago/Turabian Style
Amitani, Marie; Amitani, Haruka; Cheng, Kai-Chun; Kairupan, Timothy Sean; Sameshima, Nanami; Shimoshikiryo, Ippei; Mizuma, Kimiko; Rokot, Natasya Trivena; Nerome, Yasuhito; Owaki, Tetsuhiro; Asakawa, Akihiro; Inui, Akio. 2017. "The Role of Ghrelin and Ghrelin Signaling in Aging." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 7: 1511.
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