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Descriptor English: Chief Cells, Gastric
Descriptor Spanish: Células Principales Gástricas
Descriptor Portuguese: Celulas Principais Gástricas
Descriptor French: Cellules principales de l'estomac
Entry term(s): Cell, Gastric Zymogenic
Cells, Gastric Zymogenic
Chief Cell, Gastric
Gastric Chief Cell
Gastric Chief Cells
Gastric Zymogenic Cell
Gastric Zymogenic Cells
Zymogenic Cell, Gastric
Zymogenic Cells, Gastric
Tree number(s): A03.556.875.875.440.150
A10.615.550.291.150
A11.436.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019872
Scope note: Epithelial cells that line the basal half of the GASTRIC GLANDS. Chief cells synthesize and export an inactive enzyme PEPSINOGEN which is converted into the highly proteolytic enzyme PEPSIN in the acid environment of the STOMACH.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Gastric Mucosa (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33262
Unique ID: D019872
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Chief Cells, Gastric - Preferred
Concept UI M0029509
Scope note Epithelial cells that line the basal half of the GASTRIC GLANDS. Chief cells synthesize and export an inactive enzyme PEPSINOGEN which is converted into the highly proteolytic enzyme PEPSIN in the acid environment of the STOMACH.
Preferred term Chief Cells, Gastric
Entry term(s) Cell, Gastric Zymogenic
Cells, Gastric Zymogenic
Chief Cell, Gastric
Gastric Chief Cell
Gastric Chief Cells
Gastric Zymogenic Cell
Gastric Zymogenic Cells
Zymogenic Cell, Gastric
Zymogenic Cells, Gastric



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