Scientifica / 2013 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Structure and Physiological Actions of Ghrelin

Figure 1

From ghrelin gene to ghrelin peptide. Following the transcription of ghrelin gene containing 2 exons (black boxes) and 5 introns (white boxes), mature ghrelin mRNA is processed into preproghrelin and finally into several peptides, namely, ghrelin and obestatin.

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