GIP (human)

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GIP (human)
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Description: Potent insulinotropic gut hormone; GIP agonist
Alternative Names: Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide (human)
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Biological Activity

GIP (human) is a potent insulinotropic hormone synthesized by duodenal K-cells. High affinity GIP receptor agonist (EC50 = 0.81 nM) that inhibits gastric acid secretion and stimulates pancreatic insulin release in response to glucose. Also affects lipid metabolism and displays mitogenic and antiapoptotic effects in pancreatic β-cells.

Technical Data

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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Background References

  1. Functional expression of the rat pancreatic islet glucose-dependent Insotropic polypeptide receptor: ligand binding and intracellular signaling properties.
    Wheeler et al.
    Endocrinol., 1995;136:4629
  2. Glucose-dependent Insotropic polypeptide is a growth factor for β (INS-1) cells by pleiotropic signaling.
    Trumper et al.
    Mol.Endocrinol., 2001;15:1159
  3. Gastric inhibitory polypeptide: the neglected incretin revisited.
    Meier et al.
    Regul.Peptides, 2002;107:1

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