Medical Definition of Guanylin

1. Peptide occuring in vertebrate gut that elevates the second messenger cyclic GMP in a variety of tissues (including gut) via a membrane guanylate cyclase. The receptor is also the target for the E. Coli heat stable enterotoxin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guanylin

guanosine phosphotransferase
guanosine tetraphosphate
guanosine triphosphate
guanosine triphosphate binding protein
guanosines
guanoxan sulfate
guans
guanxi
guanyl
guanyl cyclase
guanylate
guanylate cyclase
guanylate kinase
guanylates
guanylic acid
guanylin (current term)
guanyloribonuclease
guanylthiourea
guanylyl
guanylyl cyclase
guanylyl imidodiphosphate
guanylyltransferase
guapote
guapotes
guar
guar gum
guara
guaracha
guarachas
guaran

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