External Ids for PYY Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PYY Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is proteolytically processed to release a peptide that inhibits pancreatic secretion and mobility in the gut. Rare variations in this gene could increase susceptibility to obesity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2010]
GeneCards Summary for PYY Gene
PYY (Peptide YY) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PYY include obesity, pyy-related and pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Peptide ligand-binding receptors. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity and neuropeptide hormone activity. An important paralog of this gene is NPY.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PYY Gene
This gut peptide inhibits exocrine pancreatic secretion, has a vasoconstrictory action and inhibitis jejunal and colonic mobility