Relationships of Prostaglandins to Gastrointestinal Motility and Secretion

  • Alan Bennett
  • Gareth J. Sanger
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 80)


The relationships of prostaglandins and gastroenterology have been subjects of considerable study over the last 15 years. Most of the early work concerned prostaglandins of the E and F series, because it was not until 1976 that thromboxanes and prostacyclin were identified less is known about the leukotrienes which were identified 3 years later (Samuelsson et al, 1979).


Ulcerative Colitis Gastric Emptying Longitudinal Muscle Circular Muscle Gastrointestinal Motility 
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  • Alan Bennett
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  • Gareth J. Sanger
    • 1
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery, The Rayne InstituteKing’s College School of Medicine and DentistryLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyBeecham PharmaceuticalsHarlow, EssexUK

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