Glucagons and Glucagon-Like Peptides (GLP-1 / GLP-2)

CAT#
10-101-18
Synonyms/Alias
Glucagonum; Glucagone
CAS No.
16941-32-5
Sequence
H-His-Ser-Gln-Gly-Thr-Phe-Thr-Ser-Asp-Tyr-Ser-Lys-Tyr-Leu-Asp-Ser-Arg-Arg-Ala-Gln-Asp-Phe-Val-Gln-Trp-Leu-Met-Asn-Thr-OH
M.W/Mr.
3482.8
Molecular Formula
C153H225N43O49S
Source
Synthetic
Long-term Storage Conditions
−20°C
Application
Glucagon opposes the action of insulin. It enhances the synthesis and mobilization of glucose in the liver.
Description
Glucagon is a peptide hormone, produced by alpha cells of the pancreas, that raises the concentration of glucose in the bloodstream. Its effect is opposite that of insulin, which lowers the glucose concentration.
Areas of Interest
Hypoglycemia
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