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Words related to cholecystokinin

a gastrointestinal hormone that stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes and the contraction and emptying of the gall bladder

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AirXLiner CCK has a greater heat resistance for faster, more cost-efficient production and application of a laminate.
DAV Washington Executive Director Garry Augustine noted, "The students were mentored by CCK lawyer Zachary Stolz, who received his training from DAV.
Analysis of GIH in jugular serum and soluble protein concentration in gastrointestinal fluids: The serum levels of ghrelin, CCK, and secretin were determined by enzyme immunoassay: ghrelin (EK-031-30), secretin (EK-067-05), and CCK-8 (EK-069-04) (Phoenix Pharmaceuticals, USA) using a secondary antibody-coated plate.
10) Another misconception involves the idea that the reproduction of patient symptoms with CCK injection is another predictor of success with cholecystectomy.
According to the results, PinnoThin significantly increases CCK release within 60 min and increases GLP1 blood concentrations within 30-60 min; the effect is still measurable 3 hours after intake.
The CCK Online has been adopted as a free, professional-quality tool for career assessment in some developing countries such as China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong (Ting, 2007b).
Our findings reveal a novel role for the CCK hormone and suggest that CCK-resistance in the gut may contribute to high blood sugar levels in response to high-fat feeding in rodents," said Lam.
The launch of the product was held at the Gulf Hotel yesterday and included presentations given by Mr Grover and CCK Financial Solutions managing director Joseph Wong.
So slow down and let your CCK act; it takes about 20 minutes after the nuts to decrease your desire to eat.
The company tried to meet the payment through promissory notes but CCK has declined the offer.
Consultant and physician McCleane examines here the benefits of CCK antagonists working with opioids as a pain control therapy, starting by describing the role of opioids alone, the characteristics of CCK and its function as a "gut peptide,", its use as a central nervous system peptide, central effects of CCK, factors that increase central CCK representation, CCK as an antiopioid peptide, CCK receptor antagonists and whether they influence opioid-derived antiniciception, whether CCK antagonists reduce tolerance to some of the effects of opioids, whether the CCK-opioid combination is safe, the results of human studies, and other potential uses, as in biliary colic, pancreatitis and anxiolysis.
Researchers from the Netherlands' Maastricht University suggest triggering CCK in patients might reduce inflammatory complications after surgery.
CCK prompts the sensation of being sated and the decision to stop eating.
Food settling into the lower stomach stimulates the intestinal cells to release the hormone, and CCK then activates the pancreas and gall bladder to produce digestive juices.
We found no significant difference in outcome in patients who underwent HIDA scan with CCK infusion, regardless of gallbladder ejection fraction or exacerbation of symptoms caused by the infusion.