PYY (3-36)

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CAS number:
126339-09-1

Sequence
H-Ile-Lys-Pro-Glu-Ala-Pro-Gly-Glu-Asp-Ala-Ser-Pro-Glu-Glu-Leu-Asn-Arg-Tyr-Tyr-Ala-Ser-Leu-Arg-His-Tyr-Leu-Asn-Leu-Val-Thr-Arg-Gln-Arg-Tyr-NH2

Molecular formula: C180H279N53O54

Molecular weight: 4049.52 a.m.u.

Fields of Application
Obesity

Description
Peptide YY (PYY) is a peptide released by cells in the ileum and colon in response to feeding. Its secretion is in proportion to caloric intake. Studies have shown an important role of PYY (3-36) in the regulation of appetite control. Therefore, PYY (3-36) may represent a promising tool for the treatment of obesity.

Administration:
Regular injectable form.

PYY