GLP-2 (human)

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Description: Endogenous hormone; displays intestinotrophic activity
Alternative Names: Glucagon-like peptide 2 (human)
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for GLP-2 (human)

GLP-2 (human) is an endogenous 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.

GLP-2 (rat) also available.

Technical Data for GLP-2 (human)

M. Wt 3766.14
Formula C165H254N44O55S
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 223460-79-5
PubChem ID 90488756
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Solubility Data for GLP-2 (human)

Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 5% NH4OH / water

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References for GLP-2 (human)

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Rocha et al (2004) Glucagon-like peptide-2: divergent signalling pathways. J.Surg.Res. 121 5 PMID: 15313368

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

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2 Citations for GLP-2 (human)

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GLP-2 (human) include:

Baldassano et al (2009) Glucagon-like peptide-2 modulates neurally evoked mucosal chloride secretion in guinea pig small intestine in vitro. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 297 G800 PMID: 19628655

Li et al (2016) GLP-2 Attenuates LPS-Induced Inflammation in BV-2 Cells by Inhibiting ERK1/2, JNK1/2 and NF-κB Signaling Pathways. Int J Mol Sci 17 PMID: 26861286

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