Human GCG / Glucagon
GCG | GLP2 | Glucagon | Glucagon-like peptide 2 | GRPP | Glicentin-related polypeptide | GLP1 | Glucagon-like peptide 1
(tested or 100% immunogen sequence identity)
Ammonium sulfate precipitation
Porcine glucagon, amino acids 1-12, conjugated with bTG.
Recognizes the pancreatic polypeptide hormone glucagon, whose actions are antagonistic to insulin. Glucagon is produced by A cells within the Islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. Tumors arising from glucagon producing cells are termed glucagonomas, and this may be useful in identifying such tumors.