"Pentagastrin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A synthetic pentapeptide that has effects like gastrin when given parenterally. It stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin, and intrinsic factor, and has been used as a diagnostic aid.
- Gastrin Pentapeptide
- Pentapeptide, Gastrin
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pentagastrin" by people in Profiles.
Aspirin-induced gastric ulcers in cats. Prevention by prostacyclin. Dig Dis Sci. 1981 Nov; 26(11):1003-12.
A gastric factor, calcitonin, and the hypocalcemia induced by gastrointestinal hormones. Endocrinology. 1979 Nov; 105(5):1243-7.
Differential release of calcitonin in sheep to calcium and pentagastrin stimulation. Surg Forum. 1978; 29:107-9.
Evidence for secretion of a calcium-lowering factor from the stomach. Surg Forum. 1977; 28:392-4.