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Peptide YY MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peptide YY
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.317.662
D06.472.699.595
D12.644.548.595
Unique ID
D019894
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019894
Scope Note
A 36-amino acid peptide produced by the L cells of the distal small intestine and colon. Peptide YY inhibits gastric and pancreatic secretion.
Entry Term(s)
PYY Peptide
Registry Number
106388-42-5
Previous Indexing
Peptides (1982-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; PEPTIDE YY was indexed under PEPTIDES 1982-97
History Note
98; use PEPTIDE YY (NM) 1982-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Peptide YY Preferred
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