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Neuropeptide Y

"Neuropeptide Y" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neuropeptide Y" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neuropeptide Y" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 107 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1998
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