Medical College of Wisconsin
CTSICores SearchResearch InformaticsREDCap

Mesh term Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors

Browse to parent terms:
Hypoglycemic Agents
Protease Inhibitors

Description

Compounds that suppress the degradation of INCRETINS by blocking the action of DIPEPTIDYL-PEPTIDASE IV. This helps to correct the defective INSULIN and GLUCAGON secretion characteristic of TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS by stimulating insulin secretion and suppressing glucagon release.



Search for this term in our Faculty Database



View this term at the NCBI website
jenkins-FCD Prod-332 f92a19b0ec5e8e1eff783fac390ec127e367c2b5