glicentin

glicentin

(glī-sĕn′tĭn)
A 69–amino acid peptide secreted by small intestinal cells. It inhibits gastric acid secretion, stimulates insulin secretion by the pancreas, regulates intestinal motility, and fosters the growth of intestinal mucosal cells.

glicentin

a hormone, function unknown, in the intestinal wall of chickens.
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Measures Glucagon (1-29) with no detectable cross-reactivity to Glicentin, Oxyntomodulin, GLP-1, GLP-2, or GRPR Sensitive to 2.
Glucagon, glicentin, proglucagon, PYY, PP, and proPP-icosapeptide immunoreactivities of rectal carcinoid tumors and related non-tumor cells.
observations were not solely due to elevated glicentin and more likely