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(Science: abbreviation) cholecystokinin.

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Small intestines and Intestinal crpyts -crypts of Leiberkuhn

... or is this the same as enteroendocrine cells, as I know these cells secrete secretin as well... What about I (aj) cells, dont they secrete CCK? but again I know that also enteroendocrine cells secrete CCK? So which cells would then secrete intestinal juice in the intestinal crypts? Also ...

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by snezka18
Sun May 08, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Small intestines and Intestinal crpyts -crypts of Leiberkuhn
Replies: 1
Views: 3108

Digestive System- small intestine + pancreas

How do the pancreas affect pepsin. I think i heard that pepsine becomes inactive? But how? What is the point of cholecystokinin (CCK)

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by hespirides
Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Digestive System- small intestine + pancreas
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

Re: pharmaceutical discovery techniques

thanks for the reply, but from what i can tell from the abstract of that article is that it is a study outlining the difficulties in modelling a CCK receptor through homology techniques which is still a structure based approach. I basically want to know if there is such a thing as a functional ...

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by scott25
Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical discovery techniques
Replies: 2
Views: 1722

Vagus Nerve

... point - Gastic acid is still produced without activation of the vagal nerve... For those who are interested... The hormone gastrin binds to (CCK-2) receptors on the stomach and activates a proton pump (via increases cAMP levels) to increase acid in the stomach... Gastrin also increases histamine ...

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by Revenged
Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
Views: 166332

hormones in digestion

The presence of chyme (in acidic condition because of the presence of HCl) in the stomach stimulate the release of secretin, gastrin and cck that control digestive secretion. Liver does produce bile which is the byproduct of hemoglobin breakdown that occur in it. It also produces blood protein ...

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by sham
Mon Mar 13, 2006 2:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hormones in digestion
Replies: 6
Views: 4543
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