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Pepsinogens

"Pepsinogens" 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.

Proenzymes secreted by chief cells, mucous neck cells, and pyloric gland cells, which are converted into pepsin in the presence of gastric acid or pepsin itself. (Dorland, 28th ed) In humans there are 2 related pepsinogen systems: PEPSINOGEN A (formerly pepsinogen I or pepsinogen) and PEPSINOGEN C (formerly pepsinogen II or progastricsin). Pepsinogen B is the name of a pepsinogen from pigs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pepsinogens" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pepsinogens" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1991
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