Links to publications that use this kit:
Studies from Medical University of Bialystok in the area of thyroid disease described.Pediatrics Week Newspaper July 24, 2010
Alexandridis et al. Obestatin/ghrelin ratio: A new activity index in inflammatory bowel diseases.Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Germain et al. Ghrelin/obestatin ratio in two populations with low bodyweight: constitutional thinness and anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009 Apr;34(3):413-9.
Koca et al. Ghrelin and obestatin levels in rheumatoid arthritis. Inflammation. 2008 Oct;31(5):329-35. Gao et al. Plasma obestatin levels in men with chronic atrophic gastritis. Peptides. 2008 Oct;29(10):1749-54.
Aydin et al. Presence of obestatin in breast milk: relationship among obestatin, ghrelin, and leptin in lactating women. Nutrition. 2008 Jul-Aug;24(7-8):689-93.
Granata et al. Obestatin promotes survival of pancreatic beta-cells and human islets and induces expression of genes involved in the regulation of beta-cell mass and function. Diabetes. 2008 Apr;57(4):967-79. Reinehr et al. Obestatin and ghrelin levels in obese children and adolescents before and after reduction of overweight. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008 Feb;68(2):304-10.
Harada et al. Obestatin, acyl ghrelin, and des-acyl ghrelin responses to an oral glucose tolerance test in the restricting type of anorexia nervosa. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Jan 15;63(2):245-7.
Gao et al. Decreased obestatin in plasma in metabolically obese, normal-weight men with normal glucose tolerance. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Jan;79(1):e5-6.
Huda et al. Plasma obestatin levels are lower in obese and post-gastrectomy subjects, but do not change in response to a meal.Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Jan;32(1):129-35.
Ozbay et al. Obestatin is present in saliva: alterations in obestatin and ghrelin levels of saliva and serum in ischemic heart diseaseBMB Rep. 2008 Jan 31;41(1):55-61.
Furnes et al. Feeding behavior in rats subjected to gastrectomy or gastric bypass surgery. Eur Surg Res. 2008;40(3):279-88.
Sedlácková et al. Simultaneous decrease of plasma obestatin and ghrelin levels after a high-carbohydrate breakfast in healthy women. Physiol Res. 2008;57 Suppl 1:S29-37. Zamrazilová et al. Plasma obestatin levels in normal weight, obese and anorectic women. Physiol Res. 2008;57 Suppl 1:S49-55.
Anderwalk-Stadler et al. Plasma obestatin is lower at fasting and not suppressed by insulin in insulin-resistant humansAm J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Nov;293(5):E1393-8.
Fontenot et al. Obestatin and ghrelin in obese and in pregnant women Peptides. 2007 Oct;28(10):1937-44.
Guo et al. Circulating Preprandial Ghrelin to Obestatin Ratio Is Increased in Human ObesityJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 May;92(5):1875-80.
Qi et al. Circulating obestatin levels in normal subjects and in patients with impaired glucose regulation and type 2 diabetes mellitusClin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2007 Apr;66(4):593-7.
Park et al. Obestatin is not elevated or correlated with insulin in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jan;92(1):229-34.
Stenström et al. Mechanism of gastric bypass-induced body weight loss: one-year follow-up after micro-gastric bypass in rats.J Gastrointest Surg. 2006 Dec;10(10):1384-91.