Novel extrapancreatic effects of incretin


The hormonal factors implicated as transmitters of signals from the gut to pancreatic β-cells are referred to as incretins. Gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) are incretins. In addition to the insulinotropic effects, we have shown, using the GIP receptor and GLP-1 receptor-deficient mice, that GIP and GLP-1 have direct… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jdi.12495


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