Cat. No. 2259
Alternative Name: Glucagon-like peptide 2 (rat)
Biological ActivityEndogenous peptide identified as an intestinal epithelium-specific growth factor; stimulates cell proliferation and inhibits apoptosis. Diverse effects on gastrointestinal function including regulation of intestinal glucose transport, food intake, and gastric acid secretion.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Brubaker and Drucker (2004) Glucagon-like peptides regulate cell proliferation and apoptosis in the pancreas, gut, and central nervous system. Endocrinol. 145 2653.
Bulut et al (2004) Glucagon-like peptide 2 improves intestinal wound healing through induction of epithelial cell migration in vitro-evidence for a TGF-β-mediated effect. Reg.Peptides 121 137.
Rocha et al (2004) Glucagon-like peptide-2: divergent signalling pathways. J.Surg.Res. 121 5. PMID: 15313368.
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