Effects of peptides on gastric emptying.

  title={Effects of peptides on gastric emptying.},
  author={Allen W. Mangel and Anke K{\"o}gel},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={246 4 Pt 1},
The effects of peptides on gastric emptying of a liquid meal were studied in rats. Gastric emptying was found to be delayed following intraperitoneal injection of the octapeptide of cholecystokinin (CCK-8). Vasoactive intestinal peptide did not effect emptying, while substance P and neurotensin caused a moderate acceleration in gastric emptying. After oral administration of a solution containing the amino acids tryptophan and phenylalanine, but not glycine, a statistically significant… CONTINUE READING
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