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Identification of Physiological Function of Gut Peptides

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Neural and Endocrine Biology

  1. Gabriel M. Makhlouf,
  2. John R. Grider,
  3. Mitchell L. Schubert

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060207

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Makhlouf, G. M., Grider, J. R. and Schubert, M. L. 2011. Identification of Physiological Function of Gut Peptides. Comprehensive Physiology. 123–131.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Medicine and Physiology, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Identification of Hormones
    • 1.1
      Criteria
    • 1.2
      Selective Ablation
    • 1.3
      Mimicry
    • 1.4
      Use of Specific Antisera and Selective Antagonists
  • 2
    Identification of Paracrine Peptides
    • 2.1
      Criteria
    • 2.2
      Antral Somatostatin: Paracrine Regulator of Antral Gastrin Secretion
    • 2.3
      Fundic Somatostatin: Paracrine Regulator of Acid Secretion
  • 3
    Identification of Peptide Neurotransmitters
    • 3.1
      Criteria
    • 3.2
      Topography of Peptide-Containing Neurons
    • 3.3
      Properties of Neuropeptides of the Gut
    • 3.4
      Identification of Neurotransmitter Function