guanylin definition

  • noun:
    • A 15 amino acid polypeptide, secreted by goblet cells in colon, that will act as an agonist of guanylyl cyclase receptor GC-C and regulates electrolyte and liquid transportation in intestinal and renal epithelia.
    • A 15 amino acid polypeptide, secreted by goblet cells in colon, that will act as an agonist associated with guanylyl cyclase receptor GC-C and regulates electrolyte and liquid transportation in abdominal and renal epithelia.
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