Antitumor effects of somatostatin

@article{Pyronnet2008AntitumorEO,
  title={Antitumor effects of somatostatin},
  author={St{\'e}phane Pyronnet and Corinne Bousquet and Souad Najib and Rania Azar and Hanane Laklai and C. L. Susini},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={286},
  pages={230-237}
}
Since its discovery three decades ago as an inhibitor of GH release from the pituitary gland, somatostatin has attracted much attention because of its functional role in the regulation of a wide variety of physiological functions in the brain, pituitary, pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, adrenals, thyroid, kidney and immune system. In addition to its negative role in the control of endocrine and exocrine secretions, somatostatin and analogs also exert inhibitory effects on the proliferation and… CONTINUE READING

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