peptide YY   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1514

Abbreviated name: PYY
Synonyms: peptide tyrosine tyrosine
Comment: Peptide YY is a neuropeptide Y2 receptor agonist. It has been investigated as a potential appetite suppressant [2,6,8-9].
Species: Human
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Classification Click here for help
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Synonyms Click here for help
peptide tyrosine tyrosine
Gene/Precursor Click here for help
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
PYY peptide YY Human prepro-PYY PYY1
Database Links Click here for help
CAS Registry No. 118997-30-1 (Hs)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651873
UniProtKB P10082 (Hs)
Wikipedia Peptide_YY