Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules

2018 Edition
| Editors: Sangdun Choi

Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide Receptor (GIPR)

  • Rakesh Chandarana
  • Jacinta S. D’Souza
  • Evans C. CoutinhoEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67199-4_116


Historical Background

Way back in 1900, duodenal mucous extract was shown to inhibit gastric acid secretion. It was in 1930 that Kosaka and Lim observed that intravenous infusion of intestinal extracts led to inhibition of gastric acid secretion and gastric emptying; the term “enterogastrone” was subsequently floated (Kosaka and Lim 1930; Meier et al. 2002). Brown and coworkers purified this extract to homogeneity and reported the amino acid sequence of this newly found hormone naming it as “Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide” (GIP) since the latter also inhibited gastric acid secretion. In parallel, Moore and coworkers had for the first time (1906) found antidiabetogenic effect of duodenal mucous membrane extract (Moore 1906). The development of immunoassay for insulin in 1960 revealed that the duodenal extract stimulated secretion of insulin from pancreas in humans. It was also observed that orally administered glucose instigated higher...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Chandarana
    • 1
  • Jacinta S. D’Souza
    • 2
  • Evans C. Coutinho
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Bombay College of PharmacyMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.UM-DAE-Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Kalina campus, Santacruz (E)MumbaiIndia