Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
"Islet Amyloid Polypeptide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
- Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
- Amyloid Polypeptide, Islet
- Polypeptide, Islet Amyloid
- Pancreatic Amylin
- Amylin, Pancreatic
- IAPP Protein
- Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide
- Amyloid Polypeptide, Insulinoma
- Polypeptide, Insulinoma Amyloid
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