PYY3-36 injection in mice produces an acute anorexigenic effect followed by a delayed orexigenic effect not observed with other anorexigenic gut hormones.


Peptide YY (PYY) is secreted postprandially from the endocrine L cells of the gastrointestinal tract. PYY(3-36), the major circulating form of the peptide, is thought to reduce food intake in humans and rodents via high-affinity binding to the autoinhibitory neuropeptide Y (NPY) receptor within the arcuate nucleus. We studied the effect of early light-phase… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00405.2007


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