Protein Name vasoactive intestinal peptide
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 7432
Gene Symbol


UniProt P01282 (VIP_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 787
Total Number of Articles : 1320

vasoactive intestinal peptide

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the glucagon family. It stimulates myocardial contractility, causes vasodilation, increases glycogenolysis, lowers arterial blood pressure and relaxes the smooth muscle of trachea, stomach and gall bladder. The protein also acts as an antimicrobial peptide with antibacterial and antifungal activity. Alternative splicing occurs at this locus and two transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]

  • VIP peptides
  • prepro-VIP
  • PHM27
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