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What does CCK stand for?

CCK stands for Cholecystokinin

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Interestingly, the immune system was using the hormone cholecystokinin, which usually stops feeding during daily meals to cause a reduction in weight and fat deposits.
SolaThin is a pure potato protein extract consisting of several low molecular weight proteins, including protease inhibitor PI-2, PI-2 enables the release of cholecystokinin (CKK), a naturally occurring peptide shown to produce a feeling of gastric fullness, and thereby helping reduce food consumption.
National Office of Statistics May 2002 Breast milk contains a hormone called cholecystokinin (CCK), which induces sleepiness in mother and baby