enteroendocrine cells


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en·ter·o·en·do·crine cells

cells, scattered throughout the digestive tract and lung that are of several varieties and are believed to produce at least 20 different gastrointestinal hormones and neurotransmitters; they contain granules that may be either argentaffinic or argyrophilic.

en·ter·o·en·do·crine cells

(en'tĕr-ō-en'dō-krin selz)
A family of cells with argyrophilic granules occurring throughout the digestive tract and believed to produce at least 20 gastrointestinal hormones and neurotransmitters.

Kulchitsky,

Nicholas, Russian histologist, 1856-1925.
Kulchitsky carcinoma - a small cell carcinoma of the esophagus composed of Kulchitsky cells with neurosecretory granules.
Kulchitsky cells - cells scattered throughout the digestive tract believed to produce at least 20 different gastrointestinal hormones and neurotransmitters. Synonym(s): enteroendocrine cells

enteroendocrine

pertaining to intestinal hormones.

enteroendocrine cells
cells of the intestinal mucosa that produce hormones such as secretin and cholecystokinin.
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SCFAs, when present in sufficient quantities, regulate PPAR gamma as well as increasing incretin production in gut enteroendocrine cells.
Enteroendocrine cells have a variety of shapes [4, 5, 17], in H+E staining - a dark nucleus is surrounded by a bright, weakly stained cytoplasm.
Gastric banding is "a purely restrictive procedure," while gastric bypass--especially Roux-en-Y bypass--diverts nutrients to the distal small intestine, where enteroendocrine cells secrete GLP-1, the researchers wrote.
During observation and analysis of the now in vivo organoids, they looked for signs of posterior region enteroendocrine cells, which make hormones found in naturally developed human colon.
During observation and analysis of the now in vivo organoids, study authors looked for signs of posterior region enteroendocrine cells, which make hormones found in naturally developed human colon.
The endogenous ligand for this receptor is ghrelin9 Ghrelin is a 28 amino acid peptide produced by enteroendocrine cells of stomach in response to negative energy balance.
Glands of the small intestines contain paneth cells, enteroendocrine cells, M cells, and stem cells in addition to enterocytes and goblet cells
Covering the surfaces of the villi are enterocytes, goblet cells and a few enteroendocrine cells.
Here, a variety of enteroendocrine cells secrete numerous peptide hormones that play important roles in glucose homeostasis and energy metabolism.
IDENTIFICATION OF PRODUCER ENTEROENDOCRINE CELLS OF GLUCAGON LIKE-PEPTIDE-1 (GLP-1) IN THE INTESTINE OF ALPACA
Hormones secreted by the enteroendocrine cells of the small intestine in response to the presence of fat in the proximal duodenum stimulate contractions of the smooth muscle of the gallbladder.
Intestinal microbes affect the proliferation and differentiation of the cryptal epithelial cells by changing the production of mucus (17) or antimicrobial proteins (18) by goblet cells, the production and release of biologically active peptides by enteroendocrine cells, (19) or the epithelial cell kinetics.