\pˌiːˌe͡ɪt͡ʃˈa͡ɪ pˈɛpta͡ɪd], \pˌiːˌeɪtʃˈaɪ pˈɛptaɪd], \p_ˌiː__ˌeɪ_tʃ_ˈaɪ p_ˈɛ_p_t_aɪ_d]\
Definitions of PHI PEPTIDE
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A 27-amino acid peptide with histidine at the N-terminal and isoleucine amide at the C-terminal. The exact amino acid composition of the peptide is species dependent. The peptide is secreted in the intestine, but is found in the nervous system, many organs, and in the majority of peripheral tissues. It has a wide range of biological actions, affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and central nervous systems.
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