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Motilin

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

  1. G. Vantrappen,
  2. T. L. Peeters

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060222

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Vantrappen, G. and Peeters, T. L. 2011. Motilin. Comprehensive Physiology. 545–558.

Author Information

  1. Center for Gastroenterological Research, Department of Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Structure, Systhesis, and Heterogeneity
  • 2
    Radioimmunoassay and Antigenicity
  • 3
    Localization
  • 4
    Ontogeny
  • 5
    Release
    • 5.1
      Intraluminal Factors
    • 5.2
      Peptides
    • 5.3
      Neural Pathways
    • 5.4
      Periodic Release During Fasting
  • 6
    In Vivo Effects on Gastrointestinal Motility
    • 6.1
      Lower Esophageal Sphincter
    • 6.2
      Stomach and Small Intestine
    • 6.3
      Gallbladder and Biliary Tract
  • 7
    Effects on Gastrointestinal Sceretions
  • 8
    Other Effects
  • 9
    Mechanism of Action
  • 10
    Normal and Abnormal Motilin Levels
  • 11
    Conclusions