Multiple actions of secretin in the human body.

  title={Multiple actions of secretin in the human body.},
  author={Ian Pak-Yan Lam and Francis K Y Siu and Jessica Yan Shuen Chu and Billy Kwok Chong Chow},
  journal={International review of cytology},
The discovery of secretin initiated the field of endocrinology. Over the past century, multiple gastrointestinal functions of secretin have been extensively studied, and it was discovered that the principal function of this peptide in the gastrointestinal system is to facilitate digestion and to provide protection. In view of the late identification of secretin and the secretin receptor in various tissues, including the central nervous system, the pleiotropic functions of secretin have more… CONTINUE READING

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