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Chief cell

Known as: Chief Cells 
Epithelial cells that line the basal half of the gastric glands. They synthesize and secrete pepsinogen, a precursor of the enzyme pepsin. (MeSH)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Gastric cancer evolves in the setting of a pathologic mucosal milieu characterized by both loss of acid… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Only a few cases of gastric adenocarcinoma of fundic gland type have been reported. Gastric adenocarcinoma with chief cell… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Secretion of bicarbonate into the adherent layer of mucus gel creates a pH gradient with a near-neutral pH at the epithelial… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
The cloning of a G protein-coupled extracellular Ca(2+) (Ca(o)(2+))-sensing receptor (CaR) has elucidated the molecular basis for… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND: Leptin plays an important role in the control of food intake and body weight homeostasis. In humans, leptin is… 
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
To define the histology of the columnarlined esophagus, we obtained esophageal biopsies from various levels with manometric… 
Highly Cited
1963
Highly Cited
1963
A description of the cytology of the gastric mucosa is presented based upon an electron microscopic investigation of the bat…