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Glucagon-Like Peptides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glucagon-Like Peptides
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.317.680.500
Unique ID
D004763
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004763
Scope Note
Peptides derived from proglucagon which is also the precursor of pancreatic GLUCAGON. Despite expression of proglucagon in multiple tissues, the major production site of glucagon-like peptides (GLPs) is the INTESTINAL L CELLS. GLPs include glucagon-like peptide 1, glucagon-like peptide 2, and the various truncated forms.
Entry Term(s)
Enteroglucagon
Enteroglucagons
Glucagon-Like Peptide
Glucagon-Like Polypeptide
Glucagon-Like Polypeptides
Gut Glucagon
Registry Number
62340-29-8
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Hormones (1966-1978)
Peptides (1966-1978)
See Also
Gastrointestinal Agents
Public MeSH Note
2007; see ENTEROGLUCAGONS 2006, see ENTEROGLUCAGON 1991-2005, see GASTROINTESTINAL HORMONES 1979-1990
History Note
2007 (1979)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glucagon-Like Peptides Preferred
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