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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND After weight loss, changes in the circulating levels of several peripheral hormones involved in the homeostatic… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
The calcitonin gene peptide superfamily consists of calcitonin (CT), calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), and amylin. CT and… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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