gastrin : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; when peptides and amino acids are present in the small intestine the secretion of gastric acid is stimulated

  • Countless cells in the wall of the stomach secrete chemicals, such as gastrin, and hydrochloric acid.
News & Articles

  • Cancer Advances Announces Allowance of a New Patent to Its Suite of Gastrin Inhibitor Products
    Cancer Advances, Inc. (Cancer Advances), a wholly owned, biotechnology portfolio company of Cato BioVentures, announces the allowance of a new patent. The newly released patent covers monoclonal antibodies to the gastrin hormone and has been allowed in Canada. (PRWeb July 15, 2013) Read the full story at
    July 15, 2013 - PRWeb

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