Ghrelin was initially related to appetite stimulation and growth hormone secretion. These findings suggest that ghrelin may provide a novel therapeutic strategy for the treatment of disorders related to synaptic impairment.
- BSS-Neurotechnology and cellular engineering
- Dissociated cortical neurons
- Newborn rats
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