gastrin


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polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach

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This change increases the affinity to gastrin and is associated with a more aggressive pancreatic cancer phenotype.
Today, the picture is changed: Peptic ulcer is caused by Helicobacter pylori infection and does not need gastrin measurement for diagnosis.
Significant negative correlations were recorded between the plasma concentrations of CCK, secretin, gastrin and pregastric esterase activity of the contents (p<0.
Further blood samples were taken before study commencement and after intervention to measure serum levels of gastrin, motilin and PP.
Since PPI therapy increases the levels of gastrin in the body, it had been thought this could cause expansion of BE affected tissue, but this was not found to be the case.
Effects of omeprazole on intragastic pH and plasma gastrin are dependent on the CYP2C19 polymorphism.
Lilly to Acquire Exclusive Rights to Gastrin Based Therapies Program for
neurotensin, gastrin, vasopressin, substance P) in relation to the regulation and treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous, cardiovascular, metabolic, and gastrointestinal systems, and in tumor growth.
ZES is a rare but serious chronic condition characterized by the development of tumors that secrete excessive levels of gastrin, a hormone that stimulates acid production by the stomach.
Six of the mice lacking gastrin developed stomach tumors at 12 months of age, but none of normal mice did, the researchers report in the March 31 Oncogene.
1-3) Diarrhea and gastrointestinal complaints are common, especially when the tumor secretes other peptide hormones in addition to glucagon, such as vasoactive intestinal peptide or gastrin.
Aphton's anti-gastrin targeted therapy induces antibodies in patients that bind to both gastrin 17 and gly-gastrin and remove them from circulation before they can bind to the cancer cell and initiate cell growth.
This study measured gastrin, glucagon, motilin, pancreatic polypeptide, and vasointestinal peptide during exercise.