Neuropeptide Y (human, rat)
Cat. No. 1153
Alternative Name: NPY (human, rat)
Biological ActivityWidely distributed endogenous neuropeptide involved in the control of food intake, sexual behavior and blood pressure.
(Modifications: Tyr-36 = C-terminal amide)
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Michel et al (1998) XVI. International Union of Pharmacology recommendations for the nomenclature of neuropeptide Y, peptide YY, and pancreatic polypeptide receptors. Pharmacol.Rev. 50 143. PMID: 9549761.
Allen et al (1987) Molecular structure of mammalian neuropeptide Y: analysis by molecular cloning and computer-aided comparison with crystal structure of avian homologue. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 84 2532. PMID: 3031687.
Minth et al (1984) Cloning, characterization, and DNA sequence of a human cDNA encoding neuropeptide tyrosine. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 81 4577. PMID: 6589611.
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Singer et al (2013) Neuropeptide Y is produced by adipose tissue macrophages and regulates obesity-induced inflammation. PLoS One 8 e57929. PMID: 23472120.
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