Diurnal profile of oxyntomodulin-like immunoreactivity in duodenal ulcer patients.


Plasma concentrations of oxyntomodulin-like immunoreactivity, a group of intestinal peptides capable of mediating an enterogastrone signal, were measured during a 24-h period in 6 duodenal ulcer patients and compared with those of 16 age-matched controls. Each subject was submitted to 18 oxyntomodulin-like immunoreactivity determinations. Four standardized… (More)