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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:abnormal circulating ghrelin level
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Accession:MP:0011611 term browser browse the term
Definition:any anomaly in the blood concentration of the peptide hormone produced mainly by P/D1 cells lining the fundus of the stomach and epsilon cells of the pancreas that stimulates hunger and serves as a potent stimulator of growth hormone from the anterior pituitary gland; in addition to stimulating appetite and growth, ghrelin also plays various roles in energy homeostasis, neuropathy, and in the cardiovascular and immune systems
Synonyms:narrow_synonym: abnormal plasma ghrelin level;   abnormal serum ghrelin level

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  mammalian phenotype 5374
    homeostasis/metabolism phenotype 1396
      abnormal homeostasis 1299
        abnormal blood homeostasis 743
          abnormal circulating hormone level 283
            abnormal circulating ghrelin level 0
              decreased circulating ghrelin level 0
              increased circulating ghrelin level 0
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