Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptors

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Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptors are members of the glucagon receptor family that also includes glucagon, GLP-2, secretin, GHRH and GIP receptors. GLP-1 receptors are found both centrally (hypothalamus and brainstem) and peripherally (pancreatic islet cells, stomach and heart).

GLP-1 receptors mediate the effects of the incretin axis; the functional connection between the intestine and the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. Activation stimulates insulin release from the islet β-cells in a glucose-dependent manner and suppresses glucagon secretion from islet α-cells. In addition, GLP-1 receptors delay gastric emptying and regulate appetite. The human GLP-1 receptor gene is localized on chromosome 6p21.

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Species Gene Symbol Gene Accession No. Protein Accession No.
Human GLP1R NM_002062 P43220
Mouse Glp1r NM_021332 O35659
Rat Glp1r NM_012728 P32301

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