"Glucagon-Like Peptide 2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 33-amino acid peptide derived from the C-terminal of PROGLUCAGON and mainly produced by the INTESTINAL L CELLS. It stimulates intestinal mucosal growth and decreased apoptosis of ENTEROCYTES. GLP-2 enhances gastrointestinal function and plays an important role in nutrient homeostasis.
|Glucagon-Like Peptide 2
- Glucagon-Like Peptide 2
- Glucagon Like Peptide 2
- Proglucagon (126-158)
- Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 (1-33)
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