Summary: (from NCBI-Entrez) ..[read more]Galanin is an important neuromodulator present in the brain, gastrointestinal system, and hypothalamopituitary axis. It is a 30-amino acid non-C-terminally amidated peptide that potently stimulates growth hormone secretion, inhibits cardiac vagal slowing
Molecular characterization and expression of cloned human galanin receptors GALR2 and GALR3 J Neurochem. 1998
Isolation and cDNA cloning of a novel galanin-like peptide (GALP) from porcine hypothalamus J Biol Chem. 1999 .