Miniglucagon production from glucagon: an extracellular processing of a hormone used as a prohormone.

Abstract

Glucagon is secondarily processed into its C-terminal (19-29) fragment, referred to as 'miniglucagon', which modulates the glucagon action. This extracellular processing, occurring at the level of of the glucagon target cells, is due to the presence at the cell surface of a new 100-kDa processing enzyme with characteristics of both thiol- and metalloprotease.

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@article{Blache1994MiniglucagonPF, title={Miniglucagon production from glucagon: an extracellular processing of a hormone used as a prohormone.}, author={Philipe Blache and Alain Kervran and Dung Le-Nguyen and Dominique Bataille}, journal={Biochimie}, year={1994}, volume={76 3-4}, pages={295-9} }