Move Over Ghrelin, I’m Hungry for Some Motilin!

Research Paper Title Motilin-induced Gastric Contractions Signal Hunger in Man. Background Hunger is controlled by the brain, which receives input from signals of the GI tract (GIT). During fasting, GIT displays a cyclical motor pattern, the migrating motor complex (MMC), regulated by motilin. Objectives To study the relationship between hunger and MMC phases (I-III), focusing… Read More

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