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Substance Name: Gastric inhibitory polypeptide
RN: 59392-49-3


  • A gastrointestinal peptide hormone of about 43-amino acids. It is found to be a potent stimulator of INSULIN secretion and a relatively poor inhibitor of GASTRIC ACID secretion.

Classification Codes

  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Hormones
  • Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
  • Incretins
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide

MeSH Heading

  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide


  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide
  • GIP
  • Glucose dependent insulinotropic peptide
  • Glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide

Systematic Name

  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 59392-49-3

System Generated Number

  • 0059392493