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 urachal adenocarcinoma. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. 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