Peranan Hormon Ghrelin dalam Fungsi Reproduksi


  • Cennikon Pakpahan Departemen Biologi Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Agustinus Departemen Biologi Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia



Aksis hipotalamus-hipofisis, ghrelin, reproduksi


Ghrelin lebih dikenal sebagai hormon lapar atau hormon yang mengatur siklus kenyang-lapar mahkluk hidup. Fungsi reproduksi ghrelin mencakup aksi hipotalamus-hipofisis-gonad (ovarium dan testis) dan hormon reproduksi lain. Selain itu, ghrelin juga diketahui memiliki pengaruh pada proses patologis beberapa penyakit pada kehamilan dan infertilitas.


Ghrelin is better known as a hunger hormone or a hormone that regulates the cycle of satiety- hunger. The reproductive function of ghrelin includes action to the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad (ovary and testis) axis and other hormones. Ghrelin is also known to influence the processes of several diseases in pregnancy and infertility.


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How to Cite

Pakpahan, C., & Agustinus. (2020). Peranan Hormon Ghrelin dalam Fungsi Reproduksi. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 47(5), 373–377.