Increased plasma levels of peptide YY in coeliac disease.

Peptide YY (PYY) is exclusively localized in endocrine cells in the gut, and these cells are most numerous in the distal small intestine, colon, and rectum. We have earlier shown that PYY coexists with enteroglucagon in the gut endocrine cells. High basal and postprandial plasma enteroglucagon concentrations have earlier been found in patients with… CONTINUE READING