cholecystokinin


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cholecystokinin

[‚kō·lə‚sis·tə′kī·nən]
(biochemistry)
A hormone produced by the mucosa of the upper intestine which stimulates contraction of the gallbladder.
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Ghrelin, neuropeptide Y (NPY) and cholecystokinin (CCK) in blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala): cDNA cloning, tissue distribution and mRNA expression changes responding to fasting and refeeding.
Abbreviations: Ag: antigen; AMP: anti-microbial peptide; APC: Antigen presenting cell; ATF6: activating transcription factor 6; CagA: cytotoxin-associated gene A; CARD: caspase activation and recruitment domain; CCKR: cholecystokinin receptor; CCL2: C-C motif chemokine ligand 2; CCR2: C-C chemokine receptor type 2; Cdx2: caudal-type homeobox protein 2; cIAP: cellular inhibitor of apoptosis protein; CXCL: C-X-C motif chemokine ligand; DAMP: damage-associated molecular pattern; iE-DAP: [gamma]-D-glutamyl meso-diaminopimelic acid; ER: endoplasmic reticulum; GI: gastrointestinal; H.
Delayed biliary-to-bowel transit in cholescintigraphy after cholecystokinin treatment.
Potato Extract (Potein) Suppresses Food Intake in Rats through Inhibition of Luminal Trypsin Activity and Direct Stimulation of Cholecystokinin Secretion from Enteroendocrine Cells.
These possess receptors for and functional actions of gastrointestinal hormones such as amylin, cholecystokinin, ghrelin, and peptide YY in the area postrema and subfornical organ.
Role of cholecystokinin in the motivational control of instrumental action in rats.
Cholecystokinin (CCK) is a peptide hormone responsible for stimulating the digestion of fat and proteins.
Incretin physiology beyond glucagon-like peptide 1 and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide: cholecystokinin and gastrin peptides.
Long-term comparative effect of cholecystokinin and gastrin on mouse stomach, antrum, intestine and exocrine pancreas.
The levels of serum gastrin, and motilin and cholecystokinin were detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Upon secretion of cholecystokinin when chyme enters the small intestine, the gall bladder releases bile through the cystic duct (joins into the common hepatic and common bile ducts) into the duodenum (Huether, 2008a).