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"Cholecystokinin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A peptide, of about 33 amino acids, secreted by the upper INTESTINAL MUCOSA and also found in the central nervous system. It causes gallbladder contraction, release of pancreatic exocrine (or digestive) enzymes, and affects other gastrointestinal functions. Cholecystokinin may be the mediator of satiety.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cholecystokinin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cholecystokinin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 56 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1995 and 2012 and 2014
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