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  1. oxyntomodulin(Noun)

    A polypeptide hormone found to suppress appetite.


  1. Oxyntomodulin

    Oxyntomodulin is a naturally occurring 37-amino acid peptide hormone found in the colon, produced by the oxyntic cells of the oxyntic mucosa. It has been found to suppress appetite. A recent study has found that it can be used as a weight loss treatment. The mechanism of action of oxyntomodulin is not well understood. It is known to bind both the GLP-1 receptor and the glucagon receptor, but it is not known whether the effects of the hormone are mediated through these receptors or through an unidentified receptor.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Oxyntomodulin

    A 37-amino acid peptide derived from the C-terminal of GLICENTIN. It is mainly produced by the INTESTINAL L CELLS. Oxyntomodulin can reduce digestive secretions, delay gastric emptying, and reduced food intake.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxyntomodulin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxyntomodulin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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