GUCY2C

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GUCY2C

A gene on chromosome 12p12 that encodes guanylate cyclase 2C, a receptor for E coli heat-stable enterotoxin. It is also activated by the endogenous peptide guanylin.
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Uroguanylin: structure and activity of a second endogenous peptide that stimulates intestinal guanylate cyclase. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1993; 90: 10464-10468, doi: 10.1073/pnas.90.22.10464.
Uroguanylin: structure and activity of a second endoge nous peptide that stimulates intestinal guanylate cyclase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; vol.