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Descriptor English: Gastrins
Descriptor Spanish: Gastrinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastrinas
Descriptor French: Gastrines
Entry term(s): Gastrin
Tree number(s): D06.472.317.413
D06.472.699.280
D12.644.400.320
D12.644.548.280
D12.776.631.650.320
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005755
Scope note: A family of gastrointestinal peptide hormones that excite the secretion of GASTRIC JUICE. They may also occur in the central nervous system where they are presumed to be neurotransmitters.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Hormones
Public MeSH Note: 78; was GASTRIN 1963-77
Online Note: use GASTRINS to search GASTRIN 1966-77
History Note: 78; was GASTRIN 1963-77
Related: Gastrointestinal Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 22474
Unique ID: D005755
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/23
Gastrins - Preferred
Concept UI M0009013
Scope note A family of gastrointestinal peptide hormones that excite the secretion of GASTRIC JUICE. They may also occur in the central nervous system where they are presumed to be neurotransmitters.
Preferred term Gastrins
Gastrin - Narrower
Concept UI M0009014
Preferred term Gastrin



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