gastric inhibitory polypeptide

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Related to gastric inhibitory polypeptide: Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide, Pancreatic polypeptide

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

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.
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gastric inhibitory polypeptide

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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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References in periodicals archive ?
McIntosh, "Gastric Inhibitory polypeptide and glucagon-like peptide-1 (7-36) amide exert Similar effects on somatostatin secretion but opposite effects on gastrin secretion from the rat stomach," Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, vol.
Effect of the entero-pancreatic hormones, gastric inhibitory polypeptide and glucagon-like polypeptide-1(7-36)amide, on fatty acid synthesis in explants of rat adipose tissue.
Preserved incretin activity of glucagon-like peptide 1 [7-36 amide] but not of synthetic human gastric inhibitory polypeptide in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus.
In collaboration with other researchers, he identified and isolated a hormone composed of 42 amino acids, to which he gave the name of "gastric inhibitory polypeptide" (GIP) [6], now also known as "glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide," since it was shown to be able to stimulate insulin secretion in a glucose-dependent manner; it is an incretin [7].