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Peptide YY

A 36-amino acid peptide produced by the L cells of the distal small intestine and colon. Peptide YY inhibits gastric and pancreatic secretion.

Year introduced: 1998

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Tree Number(s): D06.472.317.662, D06.472.699.595, D12.644.548.595

MeSH Unique ID: D019894

Registry Number: 106388-42-5

Entry Terms:

  • PYY Peptide
  • Peptide, PYY

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