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Receptors, Somatostatin

"Receptors, Somatostatin" 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.

Cell surface proteins that bind somatostatin and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Somatostatin is a hypothalamic hormone, a pancreatic hormone, and a central and peripheral neurotransmitter. Activated somatostatin receptors on pituitary cells inhibit the release of growth hormone; those on endocrine and gastrointestinal cells regulate the absorption and utilization of nutrients; and those on neurons mediate somatostatin's role as a neurotransmitter.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Somatostatin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Somatostatin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 57 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1998 and 2013
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