Synthesis of Lipidated Peptides as Potential Therapeutics.

Rodenstein, Marissa Sharon.

2016

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  • Part I:Glucagon-Like Peptide 2 (GLP-2) is a 33-amino acid hormone secreted upon nutrient ingestion by the enteroendocrine L cells of the gastrointestinal tract. GLP-2 binds to its cognate receptor (GLP-2R), leading to beneficial effects on the intestine by increasing blood flow and epithelial proliferation, improving nutrient absorption, and reducing inflammation of the intestinal mucosa. Although... read more
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