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Pharmacology of biliary tract

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Jose Behar,
  2. Piero Biancani

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060129

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Behar, J. and Biancani, P. 2011. Pharmacology of biliary tract. Comprehensive Physiology. 1103–1131.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode, Island

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Anatomic And Physiological Considerations
  • 2
    Pharmacological Considerations
  • 3
    Cholinergic Drugs
  • 4
    Adrenergic Drugs
  • 5
    Autacoids
    • 5.1
      Prostaglandins
    • 5.2
      Serotonin
    • 5.3
      Histamine
  • 6
    Neuropeptides
    • 6.1
      Cholecystokinin-Gastrin Family of Peptides
    • 6.2
      Gastrin
    • 6.3
      Caerulein
    • 6.4
      Secretín, Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide, Glucagon, and Gastrointestinal Inhibitory Polypeptide Family
    • 6.5
      Somatostatin and Bombesin
    • 6.6
      Opiates
    • 6.7
      Motilin
    • 6.8
      Pancreatic Polypeptide
    • 6.9
      Sex Hormones
    • 6.10
      Substance P