Endogenous peptide derived from the same prepropeptide as ghrelin
. Reported to suppress food intake and reduce body weight-gain in rats.
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Obestatin, a peptide encoded by the ghrelin gene, opposes ghrelin's effects on food intake.
Zhang et al.
Biomedicine. Separation of conjoined hormones yields appetite rivals.
Nogueiras and Tschop
Differential BBB interactions of three ingestive peptides: obestatin, ghrelin, and adiponectin.
Pan and Kastin