Gastric endocrine cells: Types, function and growth

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

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Abstract

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
Volume93
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 25 2000

Keywords

  • ECL cells
  • Endocrine tumors
  • Gastrin
  • Somatostatin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Physiology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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