"Pepsinogens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Localization of the photoreceptor gene ROM1 to human chromosome 11 and mouse chromosome 19: sublocalization to human 11q13 between PGA and PYGM. Am J Hum Genet. 1992 Nov; 51(5):1028-35.
Detection of a polymorphism within the pepsinogen C gene with PCR: construction of a linkage map around PGC from 6p11-6p21.3. Genomics. 1992 Oct; 14(2):398-402.