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Receptors, Glucagon

"Receptors, Glucagon" 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.

Cell surface receptors that bind glucagon with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Activation of glucagon receptors causes a variety of effects; the best understood is the initiation of a complex enzymatic cascade in the liver which ultimately increases the availability of glucose to body organs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Glucagon" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Glucagon" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2011 and 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.