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Delta cell

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Delta cells (δ-cells or D cells) are somatostatin-producing cells. [1]

20 relations: Antrum, Beta cell, Cell (biology), Cholecystokinin B receptor, Electron microscope, Gastrin, Gastrointestinal tract, Granule (cell biology), Helicobacter pylori, Histamine, List of human cell types derived from the germ layers, Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M3, Pancreatic islets, Parietal cell, Secretin, Somatostatin, Somatostatinoma, Stomach, Urease, Vasoactive intestinal peptide.


In biology, antrum is a general term for a cavity or chamber, which may have specific meaning in reference to certain organs or sites in the body.

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Beta cell

Beta cells (β cells) are a type of cell found in the pancreatic islets of the pancreas.

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Cell (biology)

The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms.

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Cholecystokinin B receptor

The cholecystokinin B receptor also known as CCKBR or CCK2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CCKBR gene.

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Electron microscope

An electron microscope is a microscope that uses a beam of accelerated electrons as a source of illumination.

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Gastrin is a peptide hormone that stimulates secretion of gastric acid (HCl) by the parietal cells of the stomach and aids in gastric motility.

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Gastrointestinal tract

The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, digestional tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces.

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Granule (cell biology)

In cell biology, a granule is a small particle.

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Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori, previously known as Campylobacter pylori, is a gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium usually found in the stomach.

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Histamine is an organic nitrogenous compound involved in local immune responses, as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter for the brain, spinal cord, and uterus.

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List of human cell types derived from the germ layers

This is a list of cells in humans derived from the germ layers, which includes the ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm.

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Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M3

The muscarinic acetylcholine receptor, also known as cholinergic/acetylcholine receptor M3, or the muscarinic 3, is a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor encoded by the human gene CHRM3.

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Pancreatic islets

The pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (hormone-producing) cells, discovered in 1869 by German pathological anatomist Paul Langerhans.

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Parietal cell

Parietal cells (also known as oxyntic or delomorphous cells), are the epithelial cells that secrete hydrochloric acid (HCl) and intrinsic factor.

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Secretin is a hormone that regulates water homeostasis throughout the body and influences the environment of the duodenum by regulating secretions in the stomach, pancreas, and liver.

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Somatostatin, also known as growth hormone-inhibiting hormone (GHIH) or by several other names, is a peptide hormone that regulates the endocrine system and affects neurotransmission and cell proliferation via interaction with G protein-coupled somatostatin receptors and inhibition of the release of numerous secondary hormones.

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Somatostatinoma is a malignant tumor of the delta cells of the endocrine pancreas that produces somatostatin.

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The stomach (from ancient Greek στόμαχος, stomachos, stoma means mouth) is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates.

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Ureases, functionally, belong to the superfamily of amidohydrolases and phosphotriesterases.

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Vasoactive intestinal peptide

Vasoactive intestinal peptide, also known as vasoactive intestinal polypeptide or VIP, is a peptide hormone that is vasoactive in the intestine.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_cell

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