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Neuropeptide Y MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neuropeptide Y
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.500
D12.776.631.650.500
Unique ID
D009478
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009478
Annotation
a neurotransmitter; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Neuropeptide Tyrosine
Neuropeptide Y Like Immunoreactive Peptide
Neuropeptide Y-Like Immunoreactive Peptide
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WL 104
Previous Indexing
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1986)
See Also
Receptors, Neuropeptide Y
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/14
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Neuropeptide Y Preferred
Neuropeptide Y Like Immunoreactive Peptide Related
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