Somatostatin pp 221-228 | Cite as

Gut Somatostatin

  • Tadataka Yamada
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


Although somatostatin was initially isolated from sheep hypothalami in 1973 (1), Fujita and Kobayashi predicted the presence of an inhibitor of gastric acid secretion in characteristic endocrine cells of the gastric mucosa on the basis of histological studies as early as 1971 (2).


Fundic Mucosa Organotypic Tissue Culture Noradrenergic Nerve Fiber Ileal Longitudinal Muscle Atic Acinar Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tadataka Yamada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolAnn ArborUSA

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