SPINK4

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SPINK4

A gene on chromosome 9p13.3 that encodes a serine protease inhibitor.
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TKS1225 and related compounds are synthetic versions of the natural gastrointestinal peptide oxyntomodulin.
MTL is a 22-amino acid gastrointestinal peptide able to stimulate gastrointestinal motor activity and to accelerate gastric emptying.
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.
CCK and gastrin comprise a family of gastrointestinal peptides that share an identical carboxyl-terminal pentapeptide sequence.
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