Ghrelin & Vagal Afferents

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Figure 3. a) Labelled vagal afferent fibre; b) Labelled epithelial cells containing ghrelin; c) Superimposed images of a) and b), demonstrating ease at which ghrelin
is able to act locally on vagal afferent fibres.
Source: Kentish, S., Li, H., Philp, L. K., O'Donnell, T. A., Isaacs, N. J., Young, R. L., Wittert, G. A., Blackshaw, L. A., & Page, A. J. (2012). Diet-induced adaptation of vagal afferent function. The Journal
of Physiology, 590
, 209-221.
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