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Pepsinogens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pepsinogens
Tree Number(s)
D08.622.509
D12.776.811.243.509
Unique ID
D010435
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010435
Annotation
do not confuse with PEPSINOGEN see PEPSINOGEN A
Scope Note
Proenzymes secreted by chief cells, mucous neck cells, and pyloric gland cells, which are converted into pepsin in the presence of gastric acid or pepsin itself. (Dorland, 28th ed) In humans there are 2 related pepsinogen systems: PEPSINOGEN A (formerly pepsinogen I or pepsinogen) and PEPSINOGEN C (formerly pepsinogen II or progastricsin). Pepsinogen B is the name of a pepsinogen from pigs.
Entry Term(s)
Pepsinogen B
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Enzyme Precursors (1966-1971)
Pepsin (1966-1971)
Pepsinogen (1972-1998)
See Also
Gastric Juice
Public MeSH Note
99; see Pepsinogen 1972-98
History Note
99(72)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/30
Pepsinogens Preferred
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