Document Type

Research Paper


This undergraduate scholarly work was presented at the John Hazen White School of Arts & Sciences First Academic Symposium on April 28, 2010. Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island. Marcie Tasker's work was nominated by Dr. Laura Galligan, Science Department. Her work was selected as an Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Scholarship.


This 4 part research paper contains information on the biological molecule Cholecystokinin. The following research discusses and presents evidence of the name, history and structure of the hormone. It also discusses the different chemical reactions Cholecystokinin has in the body, the biological roles of Cholecystokinin and the importance of Cholecystokinin focusing specifically on the unexplained obesity issue of our world.

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