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Glucagon-Like Peptides

"Glucagon-Like Peptides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Peptides derived from proglucagon which is also the precursor of pancreatic GLUCAGON. Despite expression of proglucagon in multiple tissues, the major production site of glucagon-like peptides (GLPs) is the INTESTINAL L CELLS. GLPs include glucagon-like peptide 1, glucagon-like peptide 2, and the various truncated forms.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glucagon-Like Peptides" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glucagon-Like Peptides" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1992
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