A Preprandial Rise in Plasma Ghrelin Levels Suggests a Role in Meal Initiation in Humans

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FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

Representative 24-h profiles of plasma ghrelin levels from two subjects (A and B) consuming breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) at the times indicated. Note the wide range of circulating ghrelin values between individuals and the heterogeneity of the surge before breakfast.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 50 no. 8 1714-1719