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Substance Name: Glucagon chloride
RN: 11140-85-5


  • A 29-amino acid pancreatic peptide derived from proglucagon which is also the precursor of intestinal GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDES. Glucagon is secreted by PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS and plays an important role in regulation of BLOOD GLUCOSE concentration, ketone metabolism, and several other biochemical and physiological processes. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p1511)

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Hormones
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Glucagon chloride


  • EINECS 234-402-4
  • Glucagen
  • Glucagen diagnostic kit
  • Glucagon chloride
  • Glycagen hypokit

Systematic Name

  • Glucagon, hydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 11140-85-5

Other Registry Number

  • 9060-08-6

System Generated Number

  • 0011140855