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Bombesin-like Peptides

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

  1. John H. Walsh

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060224

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Walsh, J. H. 2011. Bombesin-like Peptides. Comprehensive Physiology. 587–610.

Author Information

  1. Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Isolation and Characterization of Mammalian Bombesin-Like Peptides
  • 2
    Ontogeny and Species Differences
    • 2.1
      Ontogeny
    • 2.2
      Species Differences and Nomenclature
  • 3
    Distribution and Location
    • 3.1
      Mammalian Gut
    • 3.2
      Mammalian Sympathetic Ganglia and Spinal Cord
    • 3.3
      Mammalian Brain
    • 3.4
      Mammalian Lung
    • 3.5
      Nonmammalian Gut and Brain
  • 4
    Biological Activities and Physiological Role
    • 4.1
      Gastrin Release and Gastric Secretion
    • 4.2
      Cholecystokinin Release and Pancreatic Secretion
    • 4.3
      Gastrointestinal Smooth Muscle Effects
    • 4.4
      Hormone-Releasing Effects of Bombesin and Gastrin-Releasing Peptide
    • 4.5
      Effects on Electrolyte Transport
    • 4.6
      Trophic and Mitogenic Effects
    • 4.7
      Other Central Nervous System Effects