Ghrelin stimulates synaptic formation in cultured cortical networks in a dose-dependent manner

K.H. Herzig (Editor), Irina Stoyanova, Jakob le Feber, Wim Rutten

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    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.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)43-48
    Number of pages6
    JournalRegulatory Peptides
    Issue number1-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • BSS-Neurotechnology and cellular engineering
    • EWI-23599
    • Synaptogenesis
    • GHSR1
    • IR-87032
    • Dissociated cortical neurons
    • Newborn rats
    • METIS-297786
    • Ghrelin

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