Tarek K. Reda

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Amylin, also known as islet amyloid polypeptide, identified in 1987, is a naturally occurring hormone, released by the beta cells of the pancreas and consists of 37 amino acids. Amylin seems to decrease food intake through both central and peripheral mechanisms and indirectly by slowing gastric emptying. The mean basal amylin concentration is higher in(More)
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