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Somatostatin

somatostatin

(Science: protein) gastrointestinal and hypothalmic peptide hormone (two forms: 14 and 28 residues), found in gastric mucosa, pancreatic islets, nerves of the gastrointestinal tract, in posterior pituitary and in the central nervous system. Inhibits gastric secretion and motility: in hypothalamus/pituitary inhibits somatotropin release.


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The Fiber Disease

... test many unknown drug candidates.” Medicines often interact with receptors, which are ’sensors’ at the surface of cells. The team introduced the somatostatin receptor (Sstr2) and the chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) in the nerves that respond to environmental cues. Somatostatin is a hormone that mediates ...

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by J Jill
Sun Sep 17, 2006 1:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... to do with synthetic vectors. The first one is just about genetic deiversity in some ecosystems - the only synthetic stuff mentioned is synthetic somatostatin, which is just a collection of amino acids. The second is about studying the evolution of DNA by examining the patterns in it. All their ...

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by John Kern
Fri Apr 14, 2006 5:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Can you live off milk?

... Steroid hormones (Estradiol, Estriol, Progesterone, Testosterone, 17-Ketosteroids, Corticosterone, Vitamine D) · Hypothalamic hormones (TRH, LHRH, Somatostatin, PRL-inhibiting factor, PRL-releasing factor, GnRH, GRH) · Thyroid and Parathyroid hormones (T3, T4, rT3, Calcitonin, Parathormone, PTH ...

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by b_d_41501
Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you live off milk?
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