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Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) is a potent and efficient stimulator of adenosine 3':5'-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP) accumulation in a human colon carcinoma cell line, HT 29. cAMP accumulation is(More)
The possible role of plasma insulin levels as a risk factor of coronary heart disease has been studied in a population of 7246 non diabetic, working men, aged 43–54 years, initially free from heart(More)
An EDTA procedure was used to prepare isolated epithelial cells of human gallbladder devoid of endogenous vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) as measured by radioimmunoassay. Specific binding sites(More)
GIP (EC50 = 8 X 10(-9) M, 5-fold stimulation), pancreatic glucagon (EC50 = 10(-8)M, 13-fold) and porcine or chicken VIP (EC50 = 2.5 X 10(-9) M, 10-fold) are shown to activate the cAMP generating(More)