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Amylin

Known as: Islet Amyloid Polypeptide, Polypeptide, Islet Amyloid, Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide 
A pancreatic beta-cell hormone that is co-secreted with INSULIN. It displays an anorectic effect on nutrient metabolism by inhibiting gastric acid… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Interleukin 1β (IL-1β) is an important inflammatory mediator of type 2 diabetes. Here we show that oligomers of islet amyloid… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
We appreciate Dr. Woo's response to our study (1) and his comparison (2) of the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) clinical… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The 37-residue amylin peptide, also known as islet amyloid polypeptide, forms fibrils that are the main peptide or protein… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Type 2 diabetes is characterized by impaired insulin secretion. Some but not all studies suggest that a decrease in β-cell mass… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The calcitonin family of peptides comprises calcitonin, amylin, two calcitonin gene-related peptides (CGRPs), and adrenomedullin… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
The calcitonin gene peptide superfamily consists of calcitonin (CT), calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), and amylin. CT and… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Amylin is a 37-amino acid cytotoxic constituent of amyloid deposits found in the islets of Langerhans of patients with type II… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE 37-amino-acid polypeptide amylin is the principal constituent of the amyloid deposits that form in the islets of Langerhans… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP), a putative polypeptide hormone, is a product of pancreatic beta-cells and the major constituent… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Amyloid deposits localized to the islets of Langerhans are typical of non-insulin-dependent human diabetes mellitus and of…