Effects of PYY[3–36] in rodent models of diabetes and obesity

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Peptide YY (PYY) is a 36 amino-acid peptide secreted from ileal L cells following meals. The cleaved subpeptide PYY[3–36] is biologically active and may constitute the majority of circulating PYY-like immunoreactivity. The peptide family that includes PYY, pancreatic peptide and neuropeptide Y is noted for its orexigenic effect following… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0802696

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