cholecystokinin


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

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In fish fasting challenge influence the modulation of gastrointestinal peptides as cholecystokinin and ghrelin.
2016) Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain 1 acts in concert with the cholecystokinin receptor agonist, cerulein, to induce IL-33-dependent chronic pancreatitis.
First described with the help of cholecystokinin cholecystography, (29-32) it remains a highly debated and evolving entity.
A study to see the effects of supplemental stimulation on preterm neonatal children suggested that the stimulation of peripheral nerves leads to a stimulation of the vagal nerve resulting in the release of gastrointestinal hormones like gastrin and cholecystokinin.
The gut participates in the hunger-satiety circuit by secreting two important hormones; one of them is Cholecystokinin (CCK).
13] LES tone is also affected by other factors including diurnal variations, presence of food in stomach, hormones like progesterone and cholecystokinin, drugs like theophylline calcium channel blockers etc .
For example, when your body needs food, a feedback loop triggers hunger and you eat until you're full, when another feedback loop triggers the release of Cholecystokinin (CCK), a satiation hormone, and you stop eating.
Phillips, human clinical studies show that PI-2 significantly increases the level of cholecystokinin (CKK), a neuropeptide that acts to produce a feeling of fullness, thus helping to reduce food consumption.
A cholecystokinin infusion without a scan has been used to reproduce biliary colic; some physicians consider this to be diagnostic of BD and sufficient for cholecystectomy.
Suppressive effect on food intake of a potato extract (Potein[R]) involving cholecystokinin release in rats.
Further, the same is favored and practiced by clinicians for potential utility of agonists at central neurotensin, cholecystokinin, neuropeptide Y, and oxytocin receptors [104].
The related release and detection of nutrients in the small intestine was confirmed by blood serum levels of the hormone cholecystokinin.
What is known is that excessive concentrations of cholecystokinin (CCK) and peptide YY occur in critical illness, and that high levels are correlated with feed intolerance and slow gastric emptying.
The resulting product was further alkylated and acylated by reacting with phenylalanine and tryptophan to get the derived product which show significant selective binding affinity at cholecystokinin CCK 1 receptors (IC 50 =156.