gastric inhibitory polypeptide
Peptide hormone (43 amino acids) that stimulates insulin release and inhibits the release of gastric acid and pepsin. See GIP.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide — Protein Name=Gastric inhibitory polypeptide caption= Symbol=GIP AltSymbols= HGNCid=4270 Chromosome=17 Arm=q Band=21 LocusSupplementaryData=.3 q22 ECnumber= OMIM=137240 EntrezGene=2695 RefSeq=NM 004123 UniProt=P09681 PDB=Gastric inhibitory… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptor — Gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptors (GIPRs) are seven transmembrane proteins found on beta cells in the pancreas.cite web|title=Gastrointestinal Hormones and Peptides | url = http://web.indstate.edu/thcme/mwking/peptide hormones.html#gastrin …   Wikipedia

  • Polypeptide — A compound consisting of 2 or more amino acids. Amino acids make up polypeptides which, in turn, make up proteins. * * * A peptide formed by the union of an indefinite (usually large) number of amino acid s by peptide links (–NH–CO–). gastric… …   Medical dictionary

  • Глюкозозависимый инсулинотропный полипептид — Gastric inhibitory polypeptide Обозначения Символы GIP …   Википедия

  • GIP — • gastric inhibitory polypeptide; • gastric inlet patch; • giant cell interstitial pneumonia; • glucose dependent insulinotropic peptide; • gonorrheal invasive peritonitis …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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  • endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …   Universalium

  • GIP — Abbreviation for gastric inhibitory polypeptide; gastric inhibitory peptide. * * * gastric inhibitory polypeptide; gastric inlet patch; giant cell interstitial pneumonia; glucose dependent insulinotropic peptide; gonorrheal invasive peritonitis * …   Medical dictionary

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