Peptide YY (3-36)

Cat. No. 1618

Peptide YY (3-36) Ala-Lys-Pro-Glu-Ala-Pro-Gly-Glu-Asp-Ala-Ser-Pro-Glu-Glu-Leu-Ser-Arg-Tyr-Tyr-Ala-Ser-Leu-Arg-His-Tyr-Leu-Asn-Leu-Val-Thr-Arg-Gln-Arg-Tyr-NH2

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Alternative Name: PYY 3-36

Biological Activity

Y2 selective agonist. IC50 values are 0.11 and 1050 nM for inhibition of 125I-PYY binding to Y2 and Y1 receptors respectively. Inhibits food intake and reduces weight gain in vivo. Brain penetrant.

Technical Data


(Modifications: Tyr-34 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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Nonaka et al (2003) Characterization of blood-brain barrier permeability to PYY3-36 in the mouse. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 306 948. PMID: 12750431.

Batterham et al (2002) Gut hormone PYY3-36 physiologically inhibits food intake. Nature 418 650. PMID: 12167864.

Keire et al (2000) Primary structures of PYY, [Pro34]PYY and PYY-(3-36) confer different conformations and receptor selectivity. Am.J.Physiol.Gastrointest.Liver Physiol. 279 G126. PMID: 10898754.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Peptide YY (3-36) include:

Wu et al (2013) Peptide YY3-36 and 5-hydroxytryptamine mediate emesis induction by trichothecene deoxynivalenol (vomitoxin). Toxicol Sci 133 186. PMID: 23457120.

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