NLM Logo

Glicentin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Glicentin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.317.680.249
Unique ID
D053771
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053771
Scope Note
A 69-amino acid peptide derived from the N-terminal of PROGLUCAGON. It is mainly produced by the INTESTINAL L CELLS. Further processing of glicentin yield a 30-amino acid N-terminal peptide (glicentin-related polypeptide) and a 37-amino acid peptide OXYNTOMODULIN. Both glicentin and oxyntomodulin can reduce digestive secretions and delay gastric emptying.
Entry Term(s)
Glicentine
Proglucagon (1-69)
Registry Number
71567-77-6
Previous Indexing
Enteroglucagons (1980-2006)
Glucagon (1979-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; GLICENTIN was indexed under ENTEROGLUCAGONS & PROTEIN PRECURSORS 1988-2006
History Note
2007 (1988)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2018/07/05
Glicentin Preferred
page delivered in 0.174s