pepsinogen

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pepsinogen

[pep′sin·ə·jən]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of pepsin, found in the stomach mucosa.
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19] Atrophy, as assessed by serum pepsinogen 1:2 ratio, [20] was strongly associated with cancer, which is consistent with previous work.
Serum pepsinogen and Helicobacter pylori infection - a Japanese population study.
31/46 (67) 26/82 (66) Low pepsinogen 1 7 (14) 7 (8) Low pepsinogen 1:2 ratio 29 (57) 26 (30) Low gastrin-17 4/51 (8) 5.
We analyzed samples with relatively high pepsinogen C concentrations (amniotic fluid, breast cytosol, breast cyst fluid, and seminal plasma) at various dilutions and calculated the percent of expected value.
Recovery was checked by supplementing purified pepsinogen C at two concentrations (10 or 20 [micro]g/L) in various matrices and analyzing them with the proposed method.
To check if pepsinogen C interacts with components of the biological fluids leading to its inactivation or complexation, we prepared pepsinogen C radioactively labeled with [sup.
A BSA matrix contains two peaks of radioactivity, one for pepsinogen C (around fraction 38, molecular mass ~35 kDa) and one for free [sup.
To obtain preliminary information on the presence of pepsinogen C in biological fluids, we analyzed various clinical samples as shown in Table 1.