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Effect of Somatostatin on Exocrine Pancreas

  • Travis E. Solomon
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


The exocrine pancreas serves an important function in digestion and absorption of nutrients by secreting digestive enzymes into the lumen of the small intestine.


Acinar Cell Pancreatic Secretion Exocrine Pancreas Enzyme Secretion Bicarbonate Secretion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Travis E. Solomon
    • 1
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  1. 1.Departments of Medicine and PhysiologyUniversity of Missouri Medical SchoolColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Research ServiceTruman VA HospitalColumbiaUSA

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