Atlantic Peptides Announces the Release of Its Newest Peptide, Rat Ghrelin, for Scientific and Academic Research

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Atlantic Peptides continues to expand its extensive line of peptides for research within the scientific and academic communities with its latest addition. Now, the Pennsylvania-based peptide manufacturer and mono- and poly-clonal antibody supplier offers Rat Ghrelin, a peptide formed within the small intestines that activates appetite and hunger signals, fueling growth-- and even obesity -- within the human body.

Atlantic Peptides ( announces the release of the peptide Rat Ghrelin to its line of synthetic peptides used for international and national science and academia research. The peptide is the agonist peptide for GHSR1a, termed for the Ghrelin Receptor, and affects appetite and hunger signals.

The Rat Ghrelin peptide is generated from within the stomach and is the only hunger signal formed outside of the brain, thus triggering growth hormones within the pituitary gland. It works as a messenger between the brain and the small intestines, and is activated at times of hunger while decreasing in activity after the consumption of meals.

Those interested in the range of peptides can browse the company’s catalog ( on its website. Available products include amyloid peptides, antimicrobial peptides, peptides for cancer research, drug delivery peptides, OVA peptides, and more. Proteolipid proteins and integrin receptions are also among catalog items offered. Further, for convenience’s sake, parties can order online, as well as search for products according to sequence, name, and type.

“We’re also available to help create custom peptides,” added Hanson. “Visit our website for a free quote by entering in information, including the N-term, sequence, C-term, purity, and quantity needed of a peptide. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible to work out an agreement.”
For more information about Atlantic Peptides, visit

About Atlantic Peptides
Atlantic Peptides manufactures synthetic peptides, as well as provides mono- and poly-clonal antibodies to the academic and life-science industries across the world. Atlantic Peptides also offers personalized, custom services to address individual business needs, and also works with pharmaceutical industries for research studies.

For more information, visit Or, call Jon Hanson at 800-294-3458.

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