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Enterochromaffin-like Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enterochromaffin-like Cells
Tree Number(s)
A06.224.365
A06.390.043
A11.382.625.047
A11.436.294.047
Unique ID
D019861
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019861
Scope Note
Neuroendocrine cells in the glands of the GASTRIC MUCOSA. They produce HISTAMINE and peptides such as CHROMOGRANINS. ECL cells respond to GASTRIN by releasing histamine which acts as a paracrine stimulator of the release of HYDROCHLORIC ACID from the GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS.
Entry Term(s)
ECL Cells
Previous Indexing
Chromaffin System (1969-1971)
Enterochromaffin Cells (1975-1997)
Gastric Mucosa (1967-1971)
See Also
Enterochromaffin Cells
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Enterochromaffin-like Cells Preferred
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