The role of neurotensin in physiologic and pathologic processes.

  title={The role of neurotensin in physiologic and pathologic processes.},
  author={William C. Mustain and Piotr G. Rychahou and Bernard Mark Evers},
  journal={Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity},
  volume={18 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Neurotensin is a 13-amino acid peptide found in the central nervous system central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract. Since its initial discovery in 1973, neurotensin has been shown to play a role in a wide range of physiologic and pathologic processes throughout the body. Ongoing research efforts continue to clarify the role of neurotensin in various central nervous system and gastrointestinal processes, as well as how disruption of these normal mechanisms may… CONTINUE READING
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