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Ceruletide MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ceruletide
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.456.241
Unique ID
D002108
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002108
Annotation
do not confuse entry term CERULEIN with CERULENIN
Scope Note
A specific decapeptide obtained from the skin of Hila caerulea, an Australian amphibian. Caerulein is similar in action and composition to CHOLECYSTOKININ. It stimulates gastric, biliary, and pancreatic secretion; and certain smooth muscle. It is used in paralytic ileus and as diagnostic aid in pancreatic malfunction.
Entry Term(s)
Caerulein
Cerulein
Ceruletid
FI-6934
Takus
Registry Number
888Y08971B
Related Numbers
17650-98-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Caerulein
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Agents (1967-1971)
Peptides (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
2013; see CAERULEIN 1972-2013
History Note
2013(1972)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ceruletide Preferred
FI-6934 Narrower
Takus Narrower
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