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Peptides: Other Hormones

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Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 59 / 2)

Abstract

The hypothalamus of most vertebrate species secretes two main peptides whose activities, though overlapping, fall into two different categories: pressor and uterine-contracting substances. In addition some gastrointestinal motor effects have been described and they will be reported here.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Lower Esophageal Sphincter Proximal Colon Gastrointestinal Motility Pyloric Sphincter 
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