gastrointestinal hormone

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gastrointestinal hormone

[¦ga·strō‚in′tes·tən·əl ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
Any hormone secreted by the gastrointestinal system.
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As the main energy source for intestinal mucosal cells and all the rapidly growing cells, glutamine is beneficial to secretion of gastrointestinal hormones in the disease state.
Providing enteral nutrition support for neonates pave the way for their growth and development, supplementing which with glutamine can promote the absorption of routine nutrients and vitamin D, apparently regulate gastrointestinal hormones, and facilitate weight gain.
KEY WORDS: Enteral feeding; Glutamine; Neonate; Serum vitamin D; Gastrointestinal hormone.
In conclusion, continuous jejunal interpositionon on gastrointestinal hormones after distal gastrectomy kept relative high levels of serum gastrin and plasma motilin, meanwhile mentained a low level of cholecystokinin in experimental model.
Role of gastrointestinal hormones in pathogenesis of functional diseases of the digestive system in adolescent.
In the experiments on the effects of EO on gastric emptying, gastrointestinal hormones and CRF in rats subjected to restraint stress, 40 model rats were randomly divided into four groups (n = 10): three EO treatment groups (30, 60, 120 mg [kg.
To investigate whether the EO affects gastrointestinal hormones of delayed gastric emptying, we further observed the effects of the EO on the levels of circulating MTL, SS, VIP and GAS in rats subjected to restraint stress stimulation.
However, more recently, van der Sjip et al (44) found no difference in circulating levels of a panel of upper gastrointestinal hormones, including neurotensin, motilin, gastrin, and pancreatic polypeptides, though they did show alterations in somatostatin.
This upper gastrointestinal dysmotility may be part of a pangastrointestinal abnormality, or it may result from abnormal circulating levels of neuropeptides and/or noncolonic gastrointestinal hormones.

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