Somatostatin-Secreting Cells

MeSH code information
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  • Concept
    Scope note:Endocrine cells found throughout the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and in islets of the PANCREAS. D cells secrete SOMATOSTATIN that acts in both an endocrine and paracrine manner. Somatostatin acts on a variety of tissues including the PITUITARY GLAND; gastrointestinal tract; pancreas; and KIDNEY by inhibiting the release of hormones, such as GROWTH HORMONE; GASTRIN; INSULIN; and RENIN.
  • Tree numbers
    • A03.556.875.875.440.854
    • A03.734.414.793
    • A06.390.825
    • A06.407.414.793
    • A10.615.550.291.825
    • A11.382.625.950
    • A11.436.294.950
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