María Luisa Villanueva-Peñacarrillo

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GLP-1(7-36)amide is an insulinotropic peptide derived from the intestinal post-translational proglucagon process, the release of which is increased mainly after a carbohydrate meal; also, its anti-diabetogenic effect in normal and diabetic states has been reported. In this study, GLP-1(7-36)amide stimulates the formation of glycogen from glucose in isolated(More)
Exogenous administration of glucagon-like peptide-1-(7-36) amide (GLP-1), an insulinotropic hormone, inhibits gastric emptying and acid secretion in humans. The role of GLP-1 as a regulator of gastric function is elusive. In gastric fistula rats, vagal afferent denervation and peripheral administration of the GLP-1 receptor antagonist exendin-(9-39) amide(More)
GLP-1, incretin with insulin-independent antidiabetic properties, is insulinomimetic upon glucose metabolism in extrapancreatic tissues, acting through specific receptors not associated to adenylate cyclase activation. We investigated the role of enzymes mediating insulin actions, in the GLP-1-induced glycogen synthase a activation in rat hepatocytes.(More)
In rat adipocytes, GLP-1 (7-36) amide induced an increment in 2-deoxy-glucose uptake, which was additive to that of insulin. Furthermore, in rat fat, GLP-1 (7-36) amide provoked a rise in glycogen synthesis, glucose oxidation and utilization and lipogenesis, the increments being lower than those obtained with insulin. These data support the idea that GLP-1(More)
Exendin-4, like GLP-1, is insulinotropic, antidiabetic and glucoregulatory among other properties, which are thought to be exerted through the pancreatic GLP-1 receptor; exendin-4 is also an agonist of the GLP-1 stimulatory action upon liver and muscle glucose metabolism, where GLP-1 receptor is distinct from that in the pancreas. We investigated the action(More)
The present study aims mainly at measuring, in normal rats, the GLP-1 response to oral intake of an olive oil-enriched diet (OO), and at assessing the long-term effects of such a diet on the GLP-1 content of the intestinal tract, as well as the plasma D-glucose, insulin, and GLP-1 pattern during an oral glucose tolerance test. In meal-trained rats, the mean(More)
We have found [125I]glucagon-like peptide-1(7-36)-amide-specific binding activity in rat skeletal muscle plasma membranes, with an estimated M(r) of 63,000 by cross-linking and SDS-PAGE. The specific binding was time and membrane protein concentration dependent, and displaceable by unlabeled GLP-1(7-36)-amide with an ID50 of 3 x 10(-9) M of the peptide;(More)
We have searched for the contribution of the kidney to the catabolism of glucagon-like peptide-1 (7-36)amide or tGLP-1 by analyzing the disappearance of the [125I]tGLP-1 both in vivo, from the plasma of bilaterally nephrectomized (BNX), ureteral-ligated (BUL) and normal rats and in vitro from the perfusate of an isolated rat kidney system. Also, we have(More)
It has been suggested that hormones released after nutrient absorption, such as glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2), could be responsible for changes in bone resorption. However, information about the role of GLP-1 in this regard is scanty. Diabetes-related bone loss occurs as a consequence of poor control of(More)
Specific binding of [125I]glucagon-like peptide-1(7-36)amide ([125I]GLP-1(7-36)amide) to solubilized rat adipose tissue membranes was found to be dependent on temperature, time, and membrane protein concentration and readily dissociated. GLP-1(1-36)amide, GLP-2, or glucagon (10(-6) M) did not compete with [125I]GLP-1(7-36)amide binding. Half-maximal binding(More)