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Evidence for Paracrine Function of Somatostatin

  • Werner Creutzfeldt
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


The title of this debate, “Somatostatin is a hormone,” and my task to question this thesis implies that I have proof against this proposition. There are numerous data supporting the hormonal role of somatostatin and I suppose that they will be presented in the next lecture.


Antral Mucosa Gastrin Release Gastrin Secretion Paracrine Function Paracrine Secretion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Creutzfeldt
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  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Department of MedicineUniversity of GottingenGermany

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