motilin


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a gastrointestinal hormone that apparently participates in controlling smooth muscle contractions in the stomach and small intestine

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Current evidence demonstrates that its prokinetic effects are mediated via the motilin pathway.
Measurement of serum motilin (MOT) and gastrin (GAS) levels: Venous blood (2 ml) was drawn in the early morning on the 1st and 14th days of feeding, and centrifuged for 20 min, from which serum was collected into EP tubes containing anticoagulants, stored in -20C refrigerator and detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
Abnormalities in plasma motilin response to small intestinal nutrient stimulation in critically ill patients.
The levels of serum gastrin, and motilin and cholecystokinin were detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Increased sympathetic nervous system output and increased expression of multiple hormones including vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, gastrin, secretin, and motilin during exercise commonly manifest in the athlete as lower gastrointestinal distress.
Non-nutritive sucking does not increase blood levels of gastrin, motilin, insulin and insulin-like growth factor 1 in premature infants receiving enteral feedings.
Ghrelin is an appetite-stimulatory signal from stomach with structural resemblance to motilin.
This pilot study was conducted to determine the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on solid gastric emptying time; serum gastrin, motilin and pancreatic polypeptide (PP); fasting and postprandial blood glucose; and gastroparesis symptoms in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Erythromycin effects on gastric emptying, antral motility and plasma motilin and pancreatic polypeptide concentrations in anorexia nervosa.
These drugs act through receptors like serotonergic, cholinergic and motilin.
An Immunohistochemical Study of endocrine cells in the pancreas of Caiman latirostris (Alligatorinae), with special reference to pancreatic motilin cells.
Disturbed motilin and cholecystokinin release in the IBS.
for the company's motilin agonist program for gastrointestinal disorders.