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Gastrin-Secreting Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gastrin-Secreting Cells
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.875.875.440.300
A06.390.065
A10.615.550.291.300
A11.382.625.055
A11.436.294.055
Unique ID
D019863
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019863
Scope Note
Endocrine cells which secrete GASTRIN, a peptide that induces GASTRIC ACID secretion. They are found predominantly in the GASTRIC GLANDS of PYLORIC ANTRUM in the STOMACH, but can also be found in the DUODENUM, nervous and other tissues.
Entry Term(s)
G Cells
Gastrin Cells
Previous Indexing
Gastric Mucosa (1970-1997)
Pyloric Antrum (1972-1997)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see G CELLS 1998-2005
History Note
2006 (1998)
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2008/07/08
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