Engelsk definition

The common precursor polypeptide of pancreatic GLUCAGON and intestinal GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDES. Proglucagon is the 158-amino acid segment of preproglucagon without the N-terminal signal sequence. Proglucagon is expressed in the PANCREAS; INTESTINES; and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Posttranslational processing of proglucagon is tissue-specific yielding numerous bioactive peptides.

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Engelska synonymer

Pro-Glucagon Pro Glucagon Preproglucagon Preproglucagons Pre-Proglucagons Glucagon Precursors Glucagon Precursor