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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
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
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
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
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Neuropeptide Y (NPY), a putative neurotransmitter abundant in the brain, has recently been shown to act within the hypothalamus… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The distribution of neuropeptide Y in the central nervous system of adult male rats was investigated using indirect… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Observations that a pancreatic polypeptide-like substance, possibly neuropeptide Y, is present in hypothalamic areas and may… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A massive neuronal system was detected by immunocytochemistry and radioimmunoassay with antibodies to neuropeptide Y, the… Expand
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
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
  • K. 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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