Talk:Agouti related peptide

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 Definition Neuropeptide produced by a subpopulation of neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus that has an important role in regulating appetite. [d] [e]
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Origin of the term?

To me, "agouti" is a color of a mouse. Is this somehow associated with murine genetics? Howard C. Berkowitz 20:47, 6 January 2011 (UTC)