Brain-gut axis in the modulation of pancreatic enzyme secretion.

Abstract

Pancreatic enzyme secretion is controlled by complex of neurohormonal mechanisms, activated by nutrients. Food components in the duodenum acts as the signals for activation of intestinal phase of pancreatic secretion. Direct stimulation of pancreatic exocrine function involves several hormones, which bind to the receptors on pancreatic acinar cell. Indirect… (More)

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