pentagastrin


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pentagastrin

/pen·ta·gas·trin/ (-gas?trin) a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and the C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used as a test of gastric secretory function.

pentagastrin

 [pen″tah-gas´trin]
a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used as a test of gastric secretory function.

pentagastrin

a synthetic pentapeptide consisting of β-alanine and C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin; used in a test of gastric secretory function.
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Fourth, we performed pentagastrin (PG) stimulation testing in patients with increased CT concentrations and non-MTC disease (chronic kidney disease) and as well as in MTC patients to define stimulated CT cutoff-values for the 3 assays.
7 pg/ml (normal: [less than]100) and did not rise on pentagastrin stimulation.