Talk:Agouti related peptide

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is developed but not approved.
Main Article
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
To learn how to fill out this checklist, please see CZ:The Article Checklist. To update this checklist edit the metadata template.
 Definition Neuropeptide produced by a subpopulation of neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus that has an important role in regulating appetite. [d] [e]

Origin of the term?

To me, "agouti" is a color of a mouse. Is this somehow associated with murine genetics? Howard C. Berkowitz 20:47, 6 January 2011 (UTC)