GLP-2 (human)

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GLP-2 (human)
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Description: Endogenous hormone; displays intestinotrophic activity
Alternative Names: Glucagon-like peptide 2 (human)

Purity: ≥95%

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Citations (2)
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Biological Activity

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

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 5% NH4OH / water
Store at -20°C

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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

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Background References

  1. Glucagon-like peptide-2: divergent signalling pathways.
    Rocha et al.
    J.Surg.Res., 2004;121:5
  2. Glucagon-like peptides regulate cell proliferation and apoptosis in the pancreas, gut, and central nervous system.
    Brubaker and Drucker
    Endocrinol., 2004;145:2653
  3. Glucagon-like peptide 2 improves intestinal wound healing through induction of epithelial cell migration in vitro-evidence for a TGF-β-mediated effect.
    Bulut et al.
    Reg.Peptides, 2004;121:137

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