The C-terminal tetrapeptide of cholecystokinin decreases hunger in rats

L. Halmy, C. Nyakas, Judit Walter

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Abstract

Intraperitoneal injection of the C-terminal tetrapeptide amide of cholecystokinin (CCK) suppressed feeding behaviour and food intake in rats deprived of food for 12 h in a dose-dependent manner. The CCK-4 possesses a hunger suppressive property similar to the full molecule of CCK.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)873-874
Number of pages2
JournalExperientia
Volume38
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - júl. 1982

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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