Secretory protein 7B2 is associated with pancreatic hormones within normal islets and some experimentally induced tumors.


7B2 is a novel neuroendocrine polypeptide which belongs to an entirely new superfamily of proteins. In extension of previous reports on 7B2, these studies concern its expression in endocrine pancreatic tissue. They have been performed using specific antibodies prepared against two distinct synthetic fragments of 7B2 comprising amino acids 23-39 and 117-128… (More)