CCK receptor antagonists.

  title={CCK receptor antagonists.},
  author={John E Dunlop},
  journal={General pharmacology},
  volume={31 4},
1. The peptide hormone and neurotransmitter, cholecystokinin, is widely distributed throughout the gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system and mediates a diverse number of biological functions. 2. Two receptor subtypes, CCK-A and CCK-B, have been identified by both pharmacological characterization and molecular cloning. The CCK-A receptor is the predominant peripheral CCK receptor subtype and the CCK-B receptor is the predominant central CCK receptor. In addition, there are discrete… CONTINUE READING

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