enteroglucagon


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enteroglucagon

/en·tero·glu·ca·gon/ (en″ter-o-gloo´kah-gon) a glucagon-like hyperglycemic agent released by the mucosa of the upper intestine in response to the ingestion of glucose; immunologically distinct from pancreatic glucagon but with similar activities.

enteroglucagon

[-glo̅o̅′kəgon]
any of a group of glucagon-like hyperglycemic peptides, released by cells in the mucosa in the upper intestine in response to the ingestion of carbohydrates and fat and stimulating intestinal epithelial cell preparation and renewal. Enteroglucagons are similar to pancreatic glucagons but immunologically different. Glicentin and oxyntomodulin are the principal enteroglucagons.

enteroglucagon

Endocrinology A proglucagon-derived peptide of the gut–eg, glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide–GLIP, and glucagon-like peptide–GLP-1 that ↑ after oral glucose and fat, and have regulatory pathways that differ from pancreatic glucagon

enteroglucagon

the hyperglycemic, glycogenolytic substance isolable from the intestinal mucosa.
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Proliferative effects of 'fibre' on the intestinal epithelium: relationship to gastrin, enteroglucagon and PYY.
Plasma glucose, ketone bodies, insulin, glucagon and enteroglucagon in cows: Diurnal variations related to ketone levels before feeding and to the ketogenic effects of feeds.
It should be noted that these tumors are negative for chromogranin A but express enteroglucagon, peptide YY, and pancreatic polypeptide.
This work aimed to analyze the regional distribution and relative frequency of immunoreactive (IR) endocrine cells to serotonin, gastrin, CCK and enteroglucagon in the gastric mucosa and intestine mucosa of Phyllostomidae Lonchorhina aurita (Thomes, 1901) and Molossidae Molossus molossus (Wagner, 1843), both insectivorous bats, using immunohistochemistry.
We referred to the endocrine cells immunoreactive to glucagon antiserum with code G 2654 as enteroglucagon-IR cells, since the antiserum showed cross-reaction with pancreatic glucagon and enteroglucagon.
Four types of immunoreactive cells to serotonin (5-HT), gastrin (GAS), colecystokinin (CCK) and enteroglucagon (GLUC) were identified in gastric and intestinal mucosa of M.
Cells immunoreactive to 5-HT, gastrin, CCK and enteroglucagon were identified in M.
The distribution and relative frequency of enteroglucagon cells was different according to the species studied.
Enteroglucagon and other gastrointestinal hormones cause an influx of fluid into the lumen of the small intestine, which is usually followed by runny nose, excessive salivation, nausea, tachycardia, syncope or presyncope, vomiting, and diarrhea.