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Descriptor English:   Glucagon 
Descriptor Spanish:   Glucagón 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Glucagon 
Synonyms English:   Glucagon (1-29)
HG Factor
Hyperglycemic Glycogenolytic Factor
Hyperglycemic-Glycogenolytic Factor
Proglucagon (33-61)  
Tree Number:   D06.472.699.587.730.500
Definition English:   A 29-amino acid pancreatic peptide derived from proglucagon which is also the precursor of intestinal GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDES. Glucagon is secreted by PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS and plays an important role in regulation of BLOOD GLUCOSE concentration, ketone metabolism, and several other biochemical and physiological processes. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p1511) 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDES secreted by the intestine
Pharmacological Action:   Gastrointestinal Agents
See Related English:   Receptors, Glucagon
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency DE drug effects
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   22478 
Unique Identifier:   D005934 

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