Enteroglucagon is a peptide hormone derived from preproglucagon. It is a gastrointestinal hormone, secreted from mucosal cells primarily of the colon and terminal ileum. It consists of 37 amino acids. Enteroglucagon is released when fats and glucose are present in the small intestine; which decrease the motility to allow sufficient time for these nutrients to be absorbed.
- Overview at colostate.edu
- Essentials of Human Physiology by Thomas M. Nosek. Section 6/6ch2/s6ch2_27.
- Enteroglucagon at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
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