Pentagastrin

Known as: Pentapeptide, Gastrin, Gastrin Pentapeptide, L-Phenylalaninamide, N-((1,1-dimethylethoxy)carbonyl)-beta-alanyl-L-tryptophyl-L-methionyl-L-alpha-aspartyl- 
A synthetic pentapeptide that has effects like gastrin when given parenterally. It stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin, and intrinsic… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND AIM The circulating peptide leptin produced by fat cells acts on central receptors to control food intake and body… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS We have identified a subgroup of Helicobacter pylori-infected subjects with low or absent gastric acid output… (More)
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1994
1994
The effects of pentagastrin, a synthetic analogue of the cholecystokinin tetrapeptide (CCK4), were studied in 15 patients with… (More)
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1994
1994
Cholecystokinin (CCK) has well-documented anxiogenic effects in animals and normal people, and panicogenic effects in patients… (More)
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1994
1994
A pentagastrin stimulation test using a calcitonin (CT) immunoradiometric assay was performed in 38 healthy subjects and in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) has recently been shown to reduce the severity of experimental gastroduodenal damage and to… (More)
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1986
1986
The effect of pentagastrin on mucosal microcirculation was studied in rats by use of intravital microscopy. The superficial… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The effect of peptide YY (PYY) on gastric and pancreatico-biliary secretion was studied in humans. Peptide YY was infused into… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The effect of oral omeprazole on pentagastrin stimulated gastric acid secretion was studied in 11 healthy subjects. Doses of 20… (More)
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1971
1971
Administration of a small dose of pentagastrin, a synthetic pentapeptide containing the biologically active portion of the native… (More)
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