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Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists

  • Baptist Gallwitz
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Abstract

Native glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is not practical for therapeutic use due to a short half-life caused by ubiquitous, fast, and effective in vivo degradation by the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4).

Keywords

Insulin Glargine Insulin Lispro Insulin Degludec Diabetes Obes 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Baptist Gallwitz
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  1. 1.University of TübingenTübingenGermany

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