Regulation of acinar cell function in the pancreas.

  title={Regulation of acinar cell function in the pancreas.},
  author={John A. Williams},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={26 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review identifies and puts into context the recent articles which have advanced understanding of the functions of pancreatic acinar cells and the mechanisms by which these functions are regulated. RECENT FINDINGS Receptors present on acinar cells, particularly those for cholecystokinin and secretin, have been better characterized as to the molecular nature of the ligand-receptor interaction. Other reports have described the potential regulation of acinar cells by GLP-1… CONTINUE READING


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