paracrine signalling

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paracrine signalling

chemical signalling between cells of a local and short-lived nature.
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The active substance in Somatuline([R]) and Somatuline([R])Autogel([R]) is lanreotide, which inhibits the growth and secretion of several endocrine, exocrine and paracrine hormones.