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Administration of cysteamine (beta-mercaptoethylamine; 2-aminoethanethiol) to rats has been shown to decrease the levels of somatostatin-like immunoreactivity (SLI) in the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas but its mode of action is unclear. In the current study the effect of cysteamine on gastrointestinal and pancreatic SLI has been studied using two(More)
UNLABELLED Secretion of somatostatin-like immunoreactivity (SLI) from the isolated perfused rat stomach has been shown to be inhibited by substance P. The present study was initiated to examine the possibility that this action of substance P was mediated via release of histamine. Substance P (1 microM) reduced basal secretion of SLI in agreement with(More)
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