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Somatostatin-Secreting Cells

"Somatostatin-Secreting Cells" 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.

Endocrine cells found throughout the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and in islets of the PANCREAS. D cells secrete SOMATOSTATIN that acts in both an endocrine and paracrine manner. Somatostatin acts on a variety of tissues including the PITUITARY GLAND; gastrointestinal tract; pancreas; and KIDNEY by inhibiting the release of hormones, such as GROWTH HORMONE; GASTRIN; INSULIN; and RENIN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Somatostatin-Secreting Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Somatostatin-Secreting Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2001 and 2012 and 2014 and 2017
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