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Receptors, Glucagon MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Receptors, Glucagon
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.750.695.330
D12.776.543.750.750.580.350
Unique ID
D018027
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018027
Scope Note
Cell surface receptors that bind glucagon with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Activation of glucagon receptors causes a variety of effects; the best understood is the initiation of a complex enzymatic cascade in the liver which ultimately increases the availability of glucose to body organs.
Entry Version
RECEPT GLUCAGON
Entry Term(s)
Glucagon Receptor
Glucagon Receptors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Glucagon (1980-1981)
Receptors, Cell Surface (1981-1986)
Receptors, Gastrointestinal Hormone (1986-1993)
See Also
Glucagon
Public MeSH Note
94; GLUCAGON RECEPTOR was indexed under RECEPTORS, GASTROINTESTINAL HORMONE 1986-93, RECEPTORS, ENDOGENOUS SUBSTANCES 1981-86, & GLUCAGON 1980-81
Online Note
use RECEPTORS, GLUCAGON (NM) to search GLUCAGON RECEPTOR 1980-93
History Note
94; was GLUCAGON RECEPTOR (NM) 1980-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/21
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Receptors, Glucagon Preferred
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