Send us a Message

Submit Data |  Help |  Video Tutorials |  News |  Publications |  Download |  REST API |  Citing RGD |  Contact   


The Pathway Ontology (PW), is currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about this vocabulary, please see Petri et al. The rat genome database pathway portal. Database (Oxford). 2011 Apr 8;2011:bar010. Print 2011 or contact us (

Term:ghrelin system pathway
go back to main search page
Accession:PW:0000539 term browser browse the term
Definition:Ghrelin is an appetite-stimulating hormone secreted primarily from the stomach in response to fasting that can downregulate energy expenditure and lead to weight increase.

show annotations for term's descendants           Sort by:
ghrelin system pathway term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ghrl ghrelin and obestatin prepropeptide TAS RGD PMID:15788704 RGD:1642818 NCBI chr 4:146,865,712...146,869,621
Ensembl chr 4:146,865,712...146,869,621
JBrowse link
G Ghsr growth hormone secretagogue receptor TAS RGD PMID:15788704 RGD:1642818 NCBI chr 2:110,268,489...110,271,865
Ensembl chr 2:110,268,489...110,271,865
JBrowse link

Term paths to the root
Path 1
Term Annotations click to browse term
  pathway 6100
    signaling pathway 2646
      hormone signaling pathway 624
        peptide and protein hormone signaling pathway 439
          ghrelin system pathway 2
paths to the root