Argentaffin Cell

Known as: Enterochromaffin Cells, 5-HT-Containing, Serotonin-Containing Enterochromaffin Cell, Argentaffin Cells 
A subtype of enteroendocrine cells found in the gastrointestinal MUCOSA, particularly in the glands of PYLORIC ANTRUM; DUODENUM; and ILEUM. These… (More)

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2015
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2015
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract contains much of the body's serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT), but mechanisms controlling the… (More)
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2008
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2008
Loss- and gain-of-function mutations in the broadly expressed gene Lrp5 affect bone formation, causing osteoporosis and high bone… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Serotonin (5-HT) is a critical signaling molecule in the gut. 5-HT released from enterochromaffin cells… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptophan, 5-HT) is a neurotransmitter synthesized in the raphe nuclei of the brain stem and involved in the… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND & AIMS Both psychological and mucosal changes (increased enterochromaffin [EC] cells and T lymphocytes) have been… (More)
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2001
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2001
Ghrelin is a 28 a.a. gastric peptide, recently identified as a natural ligand of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (orphan… (More)
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2000
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2000
Ghrelin, a novel GH-releasing acylated peptide, was recently isolated from rat stomach. It stimulated the release of GH from the… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
A specific antiserum against histamine was produced in rabbits, and an immunohistochemical study of histamine-containing cells… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The regional and topographic distribution of endocrine cells in the human intestine was examined by immunohistochemistry. The… (More)
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
Isotopic and isochronic grafts of quail neural primordium in chick embryos have been made. Due to the particular structure of… (More)
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