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Somatostatin Inhibits Intestinal Motility via Modulation of Cyclic AMP-Dependent Cholinergic Transmission

  • Chung Owyang
  • John Wiley
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


Somatostatin (SRIF) is a tetradecapeptide that was initially isolated from ovine hypothalamus and described as an inhibitor of growth hormone release (1).


Adenylate Cyclase Myenteric Plexus Pertussis Toxin Acetylcholine Release Cholinergic Transmission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chung Owyang
    • 1
  • John Wiley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolAnn ArborUSA

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