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  • noun biochemistry Any N-acyl derivative of phosphatidylethanolamine, especially those that are hormones associated with fat metabolism


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  • German Shulman, an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a professor of internal medicine and of cellular and molecular physiology at Yale University School of Medicine, gave mice an extra dose of this chemical, called N-acylphosphatidylethanolamine (NAPE) and found that they ate less and shed weight, with no side effects.

    Top Stories - Google News 2008

  • N-acylphosphatidylethanolamine, a mouthful in itself - enters the blood and travels to the brain, where it quashes hunger signals.

    Health News from Medical News Today 2008

  • It goes by the name N-acylphosphatidylethanolamine, but you’ll be glad to know it’s been abbreviated to NAPE.

    Seizing appetite by the NAPE ewillett 2008


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