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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Nastech has developed and validated a radioimmunoassay method for the determination of Peptide YY3-36 (PYY), a satiety hormone, in plasma samples to support preclinical and clinical studies.
today announced that the Company has been selected to present data on the development of its first obesity formulation program, Peptide YY3-36 (PYY) Nasal Spray, at the 13th European Congress on Obesity, May 26-29, in Prague, Czech Republic.
a leader in drug delivery technology, announced today that it has commenced a Phase I clinical trial at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, to evaluate the intranasal administration of peptide YY3-36 (PYY) in the treatment of obesity.
a leader in drug delivery technology, today announced that the Company will present data on the development of its first obesity compound, an intranasal dosage form of Peptide YY3-36 (PYY).