Secretin Receptors

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Secretin receptors are members of the glucagon receptor family that also includes glucagon, GLP-1, GLP-2, GHRH and GIP receptors. Secretin receptors are classically localized to the epithelial cells within the pancreatic and biliary ducts, where they stimulate the release of alkaline bicarbonate-rich fluid to neutralize acidic chyme from the stomach. This protects the duodenal mucosa and provides an optimal intraluminal environment for digestion to take place.

Secretin receptors are also found in the CNS, where they are thought to play a role in the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-axis (HPA) axis. The human secretin receptor gene is localized on chromosome 2p14.1.

To view external sources of pharmacological information for Secretin Receptors, please click here: IUPHAR Receptor Code and BJP Guide

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Species Gene Symbol Gene Accession No. Protein Accession No.
Human SCTR NM_002980 P47872
Mouse Sctr NM_001012322 Q5FWI2
Rat Sctr NM_031115 P23811

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