peptide YY

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peptide YY

pep·tide YY

(pep'tīd)
A hormone released by the small intestine to signal the brain to stop eating.

peptide YY

An appetite-regulating protein released by L cells of the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract in response to a meal. It binds to cells in the arcuate nucleus of the brain, decreases the desire to eat, and creates a feeling of fullness.
See also: peptide
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Bothell, WA) announced it has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA) (CSMC) Peptide YY patent, patent applications, and proprietary know-how estate to support ongoing commercialization efforts of Nastech's investigational PYY 3-36 Nasal Spray for Obesity.
Bothell, WA) announced today it has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA) (CSMC) Peptide YY patent , patent applications, and proprietary know-how estate to support ongoing commercialization efforts of Nastech's investigational PYY 3-36 Nasal Spray for Obesity.