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Pancreatic Polypeptide Family: Pancreatic Polypeptide, Neuropeptide Y, and Peptide YY

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Neural and Endocrine Biology

  1. Ian L. Taylor

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060221

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Taylor, I. L. 2011. Pancreatic Polypeptide Family: Pancreatic Polypeptide, Neuropeptide Y, and Peptide YY. Comprehensive Physiology. 475–543.

Author Information

  1. Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Pancreatic Polypeptide
    • 1.1
      Chemical Structure
    • 1.2
      Radioimmunoassay
    • 1.3
      Synthetic Pathways
    • 1.4
      Molecular Heterogeneity
    • 1.5
      Cell of Origin and Distribution
    • 1.6
      Ontogeny
    • 1.7
      Mechanisms of Pancreatic Polypeptide Release
    • 1.8
      Metabolism
    • 1.9
      Biological Actions
    • 1.10
      Pancreatic Polypeptide in Disease States
  • 2
    Neuropeptide Y
    • 2.1
      Isolation and Chemical Structure
    • 2.2
      Radioimmunoassay
    • 2.3
      Ontogeny
    • 2.4
      Molecular Heterogeneity
    • 2.5
      Distribution
    • 2.6
      Peripheral Actions
    • 2.7
      Central Actions
    • 2.8
      Receptors
    • 2.9
      Summary
  • 3
    Peptide YY
    • 3.1
      Purification and Sequencing
    • 3.2
      Radioimmunoassay
    • 3.3
      Distribution
    • 3.4
      Ontogeny
    • 3.5
      Release
    • 3.6
      Metabolic Clearance
    • 3.7
      Actions
    • 3.8
      Possible Physiological Actions