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Somatostatin Receptor: Evidence for Functional and Structural Heterogeneity

  • Coimbatore B. Srikant
  • Yogesh C. Patel
Part of the Serono Symposia, USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


Somatostatin, like many other peptide systems, is a multigene family with two principal bioactive forms corresponding to somatostatin-14 (S-14) and somatostatin-28 (S-28) (1).


Adrenal Cortex Guanine Nucleotide Pancreatic Acinar Cell Exocrine Pancreas High Affinity Binding Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Coimbatore B. Srikant
    • 1
  • Yogesh C. Patel
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraser Laboratories, McGill University, Departments of Medicine, and Neurology and NeurosurgeryRoyal Victoria Hospital and Montreal Neurological InstituteMontrealCanada

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