Just a bit more random reporting:
Hunger Control Hormone Discovered.
Joining the dubious ranks of genes that maintain researchers’ fancies, obestatin seems to be the gene responsible for supression of appetite. Seems that there’s a gene for just about everything, isn’t there (I’m particularly upset over own my overactive myostatin genes)?
So I’m waiting for the inevitable rash of obestatin-control pills and supplements to hit the market…