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Descriptor English: Enteroendocrine Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Enteroendocrinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Enteroendócrinas
Descriptor French: Cellules entéroendocrines
Entry term(s): Endocrine Cell, Gastrointestinal
Endocrine Cells of Gut
Endocrine Cells, Gastrointestinal
Enteroendocrine Cell
Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cell
Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cells
Gut Endocrine Cell
Gut Endocrine Cells
Gut Secretin Cell
Gut Secretin Cells
Intestinal L Cell
Intestinal L Cells
Intestinal Secretin Cell
Intestinal Secretin Cells
L Cell (Intestine)
L Cell, Intestinal
L Cells (Intestine)
L Cells, Intestinal
S Cell (Intestine)
S Cells (Intestine)
Secretin Cell, Intestinal
Secretin Cells of Gut
Secretin Cells, Intestinal
Tree number(s): A06.390
A11.382.625
A11.436.294
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019858
Scope note: Cells found throughout the lining of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that contain and secrete regulatory PEPTIDE HORMONES and/or BIOGENIC AMINES.
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: APUD Cells (1977-1997)
Endocrine Glands (1973-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see ENDOCRINE CELLS OF GUT 1998-2005
History Note: 2006 (1998)
Related: APUD Cells MeSH
DeCS ID: 33265
Unique ID: D019858
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Enteroendocrine Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0029481
Scope note Cells found throughout the lining of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that contain and secrete regulatory PEPTIDE HORMONES and/or BIOGENIC AMINES.
Preferred term Enteroendocrine Cells
Entry term(s) Endocrine Cell, Gastrointestinal
Endocrine Cells of Gut
Endocrine Cells, Gastrointestinal
Enteroendocrine Cell
Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cell
Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cells
Gut Endocrine Cell
Gut Endocrine Cells
Intestinal Secretin Cells - Narrower
Concept UI M0029480
Scope note These cells produce SECRETIN and are found in the MUCOSA of upper SMALL INTESTINE and PYLORIC ANTRUM in mammals. Secretin also has been found in cells in the BRAIN and other tissues.
Preferred term Intestinal Secretin Cells
Entry term(s) Gut Secretin Cell
Gut Secretin Cells
Intestinal Secretin Cell
S Cell (Intestine)
S Cells (Intestine)
Secretin Cell, Intestinal
Secretin Cells of Gut
Secretin Cells, Intestinal
Intestinal L Cells - Narrower
Concept UI M0029479
Scope note Intestinal L cells are located in the MUCOSA of distal ILEUM and COLON. They secrete GLUCAGON-like peptides (GLP-1 and GLP-2), and peptide tyrosine tyrosine (PYY or PEPTIDE YY).
Preferred term Intestinal L Cells
Entry term(s) Intestinal L Cell
L Cell (Intestine)
L Cell, Intestinal
L Cells (Intestine)
L Cells, Intestinal



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