Glucagon receptor family

Unless otherwise stated all data on this page refer to the human proteins. Gene information is provided for human (Hs), mouse (Mm) and rat (Rn).

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The glucagon family of receptors (nomenclature as agreed by NC-IUPHAR Subcommittee on the Glucagon receptor family, [14]) are activated by the endogenous peptide (27–44 aa) hormones glucagon (GCG, P01275), glucagon-like peptide 1 (glucagon-like peptide 1 (GCG, P01275)), glucagon-like peptide 2 (glucagon-like peptide 2 (GCG, P01275)), glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (also known as gastric inhibitory polypeptide or gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP, P09681), GHRH (GHRH, P01286) and secretin (SCT, P09683). One common precursor (GCG) generates glucagon (GCG, P01275), glucagon-like peptide 1 (GCG, P01275) and glucagon-like peptide 2 (GCG, P01275) peptides [9].

Receptors

GHRH receptor Show summary » More detailed page

GIP receptor Show summary » More detailed page

GLP-1 receptor Show summary » More detailed page

GLP-2 receptor Show summary » More detailed page

glucagon receptor Show summary » More detailed page

secretin receptor Show summary » More detailed page

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How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

Glucagon receptor family. Accessed on 27/04/2015. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=29.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Spedding M, Peters JA and Harmar AJ, CGTP Collaborators. (2013) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/14: G Protein-Coupled Receptors. Br J Pharmacol. 170: 1459–1581.