Gastric inhibitory polypeptide: a gut hormone with anabolic functions.

  • Bodo Beck
  • Published 1989 in Journal of molecular endocrinology

Abstract

The gastrointestinal hormone, gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP), has been isolated and characterized because of its enterogastrone-type effects. It is also named glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide and is actually considered to be the main incretin factor of the entero-insular axis. Besides these well-described effects on gastric secretion and… (More)

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@article{Beck1989GastricIP, title={Gastric inhibitory polypeptide: a gut hormone with anabolic functions.}, author={Bodo Beck}, journal={Journal of molecular endocrinology}, year={1989}, volume={2 3}, pages={169-74} }