intestinal hormone


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intestinal hormone

Any of several hormones produced by the mucosa of the intestine. They include cholecystokinin, motilin, secretin, and vasoactive inhibitory peptide.
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ASX: GID) today announced data, presented during the 20th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), which adds to the growing body of clinical and preclinical evidence of the influence EndoBarrier([R]) Therapy may have on key intestinal hormones that control appetite and glucose metabolism.