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Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Gastrin releasing peptide — Gastrin releasing peptide, also known as GRP, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: GRP gastrin releasing peptide| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=2922| accessdate = ] PBB Summary… … Wikipedia
Gastrin — In humans, gastrin is a hormone that stimulates secretion of gastric acid (HCl) by the parietal cells of the stomach, as well as aiding in gastric motility. It is released by G cells in the stomach and duodenum. Its existence was first suggested… … Wikipedia
Gastrin-releasing peptide receptor — The gastrin releasing peptide receptor (GRPR) is a G protein coupled receptor whose endogenous ligand is gastrin releasing peptide.cite journal | author = Benya RV, Kusui T, Pradhan TK, Battey JF, Jensen RT | title = Expression and… … Wikipedia
gastrin — /gas trin/, n. a hormone that stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. [1900 05; GASTR + IN2] * * * ▪ hormone any of a group of digestive hormones secreted by the wall of the pyloric end of the stomach (the area where the stomach joins… … Universalium
gastrin — gas·trin gas trən n any of various polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the gastric mucosa and induce secretion of gastric juice * * * n. a hormone produced in the mucous membrane of the pyloric region of the stomach (see G cell). Its… … Medical dictionary
gastrin-releasing peptide — A regulatory peptide (27 amino acids) thought to be the mammalian equivalent of bombesin. It elicits gastrin release, causes broncho constriction and vasodilation in the respiratory tract, and stimulates the growth and mitogenesis of cells in… … Dictionary of molecular biology
gastrin-releasing peptide — a 27â€“amino acid linear neuropeptide structurally and functionally related to bombesin; it mediates neural release of antral gastrin, causes bronchoconstriction and respiratory tract vasodilation, stimulates growth and mitogenesis of cells in… … Medical dictionary
Ductal cells — refer to cells lining the pancreatic duct and are responsible for production of bicarbonate rich secretion. Ductal cells are stimulated by the hormone secretin and are responsible for maintenance of the duodenal pH and prevention of duodenal… … Wikipedia
Enteroendocrine cells — are specialized endocrine cells of the gastrointestinal tract. They produce hormones such as serotonin [UIUCHistologySubject|321] , somatostatin, motilin, cholecystokinin, gastric inhibitory peptide, neurotensin, vasoactive intestinal peptide,… … Wikipedia
G cells — granular enterochromaffin cells that are the primary source of gastrin and are found in the pyloric glands in the mucosa of the stomach. Scattered G cells (pink) in immunoperoxidase stain of pyloric glands … Medical dictionary