Gastric endocrine cells: Types, function and growth

Enrico Solcia, Guido Rindi, Roberto Buffa, Roberto Fiocca, Carlo Capella

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The history of gastric endocrine cells identification and functional characterization is briefly outlined. An up to date classification of such cells is given. Present status of histopathological, histochemical, ultrastructural and molecular investigations on gastric endocrine hyperplasia and neoplasia is summarized and briefly discussed. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalRegulatory Peptides
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 25 2000


  • ECL cells
  • Endocrine tumors
  • Gastrin
  • Somatostatin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Physiology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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