gastric inhibitory polypeptide

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gas·tric in·hib·i·tor·y pol·y·pep·tide (GIP),

[MIM*137240]
a peptide hormone secreted by the stomach; GIP inhibits the secretion of acids and of pepsin and stimulates insulin release as part of the digestive process.

gastric inhibitory polypeptide

GIP, see there.

gas·tric in·hib·i·tor·y pol·y·pep·tide

, gastric inhibitory peptide (GIP) (gas'trik in-hib'i-tōr-ē pol'ē-pep'tīd, pep'tīd)
A peptide hormone, secreted by the stomach, which stimulates intestinal secretions and insulin release as part of the digestive process; GIP inhibits the secretion of acids and of pepsin.
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The mechanism by which exclusion of the duodenum and upper jejunum reverses diabetes (the so-called foregut theory) has not been fully explained, and "without data regarding the change in gut hormones, such as glucagon, gastric inhibitory peptide, and glucagon-like peptide 1, we cannot elucidate the underlying mechanisms," the investigators added.