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Islet Amyloid Polypeptide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.587.334
D12.644.548.586.234
D12.776.049.407.500
Unique ID
D058228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058228
Scope Note
A pancreatic beta-cell hormone that is co-secreted with INSULIN. It displays an anorectic effect on nutrient metabolism by inhibiting gastric acid secretion, gastric emptying and postprandial GLUCAGON secretion. Islet amyloid polypeptide can fold into AMYLOID FIBRILS that have been found as a major constituent of pancreatic AMYLOID DEPOSITS.
Entry Term(s)
Amlintide
Amylin
IAPP Precursor
IAPP Protein
Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide
Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide Precursor
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Precursor
Pancreatic Amylin
Pharm Action
Appetite Depressants
Amylin Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2011; AMYLIN now ISLET AMYLOID POLYPEPTIDE was indexed under AMYLOID 1987-2010
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
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