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Mesh term Neuropeptide Y

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Neuropeptides

Description

A 36-amino acid peptide present in many organs and in many sympathetic noradrenergic neurons. It has vasoconstrictor and natriuretic activity and regulates local blood flow, glandular secretion, and smooth muscle activity. The peptide also stimulates feeding and drinking behavior and influences secretion of pituitary hormones.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0