pepsinogen


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pepsinogen

[pep′sin·ə·jən]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of pepsin, found in the stomach mucosa.
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1989)The ratio of pepsinogen A to pepsinogen C: a sensitive test for atrophic gastritis.
94) Pepsinogen C was found for the first time in lung, but its physiological role has not yet been clarified.
The ratio of pepsinogen 1 to 2, a marker of gastric atrophy in the proximal stomach (fundus and corpus), was significantly lower in cases than the controls in both univariate and multivariate analysis (Table 2).
The development of parasites and their secretion-excretion products stimulate the liberation of substances such as acetylcholine, histamine, epithelial growth factor and gastrin, which in turn stimulate the principal cells to produce and release more pepsinogen [40, 77].
Antibodies or antisera directed against PSA, pepsinogen II, E-cathepsin, and salivary amylase gave negative immunoreactions, ruling out metastasis from the prostate, digestive tract, and salivary glands.
The gastric glands are vital to digestion because they produce pepsinogen, which converts to the enzyme pepsin," explains Klesius.
Full panel of four immuno-enzymatic ELISA test (GastroPanel) for measuring the level of serological pepsinogen I, pepsinogen II, Gastrin 17 and IgG antibodies to H.
2006) reported two specialized types of cells in mammalian stomach (parietal and peptic) which secrete HCl and pepsinogen for the acidification of lumen and digestion of protein.
also regard G-17 as the criterion of gastric antral atrophy and pepsinogen as the criterion of gastric corpus atrophy [10].
11 April 2014 - A Chinese study, published today in the journal BMC Gastroenterology, has demonstrated that serum trefoil factor 3 (TFF3) levels may be a better biomarker for gastric cancer than the pepsinogen (PG) test, while combined testing of serum PG and TFF3 could additionally enhance the efficacy of screening for the disease.
It is apparent that Zymogen IA is similar to hog pepsinogen in several respects.
Third, achlorhydria has been defined as a ratio of serum pepsinogen I/pepsinogen II of less than 2.