Islet Amyloid Polypeptide


Engelsk definition

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.

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Engelska synonymer

Amyloid Polypeptide, Islet Polypeptide, Islet Amyloid Pancreatic Amylin Amylin, Pancreatic IAPP Protein Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide Amyloid Polypeptide, Insulinoma Polypeptide, Insulinoma Amyloid Amlintide Amylin Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Precursor Insulinoma Amyloid Polypeptide Precursor IAPP Precursor