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Descriptor in English: Gastrins
Descriptor in Spanish: Gastrinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gastrinas
Descriptor in 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
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
Online Note: use GASTRINS to search GASTRIN 1966-77
History Note: 78; was GASTRIN 1963-77
See also the descriptors: Gastrointestinal Agents MeSH
DeCS UI: 22474
Descriptor UI: D005755
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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