Glucagon receptor family

The glucagon receptor family[1] is a group of closely related G-protein coupled receptors which include:

The first three receptors bind closely related peptide hormones (glucagon, glucagon-like peptide-1, glucagon-like peptide-2) derived from the proglucagon polypeptide. The last receptor binds gastric inhibitory polypeptide.


  1. Brubaker PL, Drucker DJ (2002). "Structure-function of the glucagon receptor family of G protein-coupled receptors: the glucagon, GIP, GLP-1, and GLP-2 receptors" (PDF). Recept. Channels. 8 (3–4): 179–88. doi:10.1080/10606820213687. PMID 12529935. Retrieved 2008-07-14.

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