pepsinogen


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pepsinogen

[pep′sin·ə·jən]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of pepsin, found in the stomach mucosa.
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Gastric cancer screening by combined assay for serum anti- Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody and serum pepsinogen levels - The ABC method.
In the derivation cohort of the current study, the control group consisted of Japanese individuals, and we have not obtained the results of serum pepsinogen in the control group.
Zhang et al., "Impact of pepsinogen C polymorphism on individual susceptibility to gastric cancer and its precancerous conditions in a Northeast Chinese population," Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, vol.
Correlation between gastric histology and serum levels of gastrin-17 and pepsinogen I: a multicentre study.
Tomita et al., "Validation of the pepsinogen test method for gastric cancer screening using a follow-up study," Gastric Cancer, vol.
Large amounts of gastric glands were reported in the stomach of the snook, composed of oxintopeptic cells, secreting [H.sup.+] and [Cl.sup.-] and pepsinogen. According to Rotta (2003), the characteristics of the gastric glands vary and depend on the feeding habits of the fish.
The tissues of first batch of 1 kg wet weight were incubated at 40[degrees]C for 24 h and the other batch was incubated at 40[degrees]C for 48 h for the conversion of pepsinogen into pepsin.
(iv) Studies on the activation mechanism of pepsinogen: discovery of one-step activation.
pylori serology, pepsinogen 1 and 2 and gastrin-17 assays, Biohit Gastro Panel ELISA kits were obtained from Biohit (Helsinki, Finland), and for CagA, ELISA kits were obtained from Genesis Diagnostics (Cambridgeshire, UK) and used according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Yuasa, "Transcription factor SOX2 up-regulates stomach-specific pepsinogen A gene expression," Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, vol.
Metzler and Mosenthin (2009) argued that the supplementation with organic acids for weaned piglets leads to a decrease in stomach pH, with optimal values between 3 and 4, easing the activation of pepsinogen to pepsin, and as a result the protein digestibility can be improved, as well as the gastric retention.