SPINK4

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SPINK4

A gene on chromosome 9p13.3 that encodes a serine protease inhibitor.
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Funding support for the research came in part from the National Institutes of Health (R01DK080823, R01DK092456, K01DK091415), the NIGMS Medical Scientist Training Program (T32GM063483), the American Gastroenterological Association: Robert and Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer, the Cincinnati Digestive Disease Center Award (P30 DK0789392), Clinical Translational Science Award (U54 RR025216), and the Michigan Gastrointestinal Peptide Research Center (MGPRC; NIDDK 5P30DK034933).
MTL is a 22-amino acid gastrointestinal peptide able to stimulate gastrointestinal motor activity and to accelerate gastric emptying.
TKS1225 and related compounds are synthetic versions of the natural gastrointestinal peptide oxyntomodulin.
ALX-0600 is a proprietary analogue of the naturally occurring gastrointestinal peptide glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2).
Delzenne, "Inulin-Type Fructans Modulate Gastrointestinal Peptides Involved in Appetite Regulation (Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 and Ghrelin) in Rats," Br.
Many studies suggest that there are at least 40-50 different substances--hormones, neurochemicals, gastrointestinal peptides, and others--that regulate eating and body weight.
Studies suggest that there are at least 40-50 difference substances--hormones, neurochemicals, gastrointestinal peptides, and others that regulate eating and body weight.
Also described in the paper was a subsequent clinical study conducted in a similar population of poorly-controlled patients with type 2 diabetes that showed LX4211 treatment elevated GLP-1 and PYY, two gastrointestinal peptides known to be associated with enhanced metabolic control.
These two gastrointestinal peptides (GLP-1 and PYY) are secreted into circulation by neuroendocrine cells (L cells) as part of a natural homeostatic mechanism that senses nutrient transit through the gastrointestinal tract.
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