Overview

  • Product name

    Glucagon (human), Endogenous peptide hormone
  • Description

    Endogenous peptide hormone and potent glucagon receptor agonist
  • Biological description

    Endogenous peptide hormone and potent glucagon receptor agonist (EC50 = 4.8 nM). Promotes gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis to increase blood glucose levels. Hyperglycemic agent.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    16941-32-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Cryer PE Minireview: Glucagon in the pathogenesis of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia in diabetes. Endocrinology 153:1039-48 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22166985) »
  • Cypess AM  et al. Two cytoplasmic loops of the glucagon receptor are required to elevate cAMP or intracellular calcium. J Biol Chem 274:19455-64 (1999). Read more (PubMed: 10383462) »
  • Weinges KF  et al. The immunological reactivity and biological activity of synthetic glucagon. Diabetologia 5:97-100 (1969). Read more (PubMed: 5392908) »

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