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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Body weight is regulated by complex neurohormonal interactions between endocrine signals of long-term adiposity (e.g., leptin, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Human islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP or amylin) is a 37-residue hormone found as fibrillar deposits in pancreatic extracts of… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Amyloid fibrils formed from different proteins, each associated with a particular disease, contain a common cross-beta spine. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Amylin is a member of the calcitonin family of hormones cosecreted with insulin by pancreatic beta cells. Cell culture assays… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE: Neurons in the area postrema/nucleus of the solitary tract (AP/NTS) region mediate amylin's anorectic effect elicited… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Insulin and amylin are cosecreted by pancreatic B cells and have receptors within the central nervous system (CNS), where they… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Recent interest has focused on the potential role of amylin in the pathogenesis of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM… (More)
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