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neuropeptide Y

Known as: Tyrosine, Neuropeptide, Neuropeptide Tyrosine, NPY 
Encoded by single copy human NPY Gene (NPY Family), 97-aa 11-kDa (precursor) secreted Neuropeptide Y is a 36-aa peptide neuromodulator with sequence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Ghrelin, a stomach-derived orexigenic hormone, has stimulated great interest as a potential target for obesity control… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ghrelin is an acylated peptide that stimulates the release of growth hormone from the pituitary. Ghrelin-producing neurons are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) and the endogenous melanocortin receptor antagonist, agouti gene-related protein (AGRP), coexist in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
NEUROPEPTIDE Y (NPY), a 36-amino-acid transmitter distributed throughout the nervous system1,2, is thought to function as a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The obesity syndrome of ob/ob mice results from lack of leptin, a hormone released by fat cells that acts in the brain to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Correction of the obese state induced by genetic leptin deficiency reduces elevated levels of both blood glucose and hypothalamic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Observations that a pancreatic polypeptide-like substance, possibly neuropeptide Y, is present in hypothalamic areas and may… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A massive neuronal system was detected by immunocytochemistry and radioimmunoassay with antibodies to neuropeptide Y, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The C-terminal α-amide structure is a characteristic feature of many biologically active peptides1,2. Using a novel chemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
  • Kazuhiko Tatemoto
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1982
  • Corpus ID: 7558455
The amino acid sequence of neuropeptide Y, a 36-residue peptide recently isolated from porcine brain, has been determined by… Expand
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