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Chemical Glucagon-Like Peptide 2

Name Glucagon-Like Peptide 2
Equivalent Terms Glucagon Like Peptide 2 | Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 (1-33) | Proglucagon (126-158)
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D053767
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ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Proglucagon Has associated genes Has associated diseases Glucagon-Like Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Glucagon-Like Peptide 2

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Glucagon-Like Peptide 2
  ALX-0600
  glucagon-like peptide-2 (3-33)