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Pepsinogen

Introduction: Pepsinogen

Description of Pepsinogen

Pepsinogen: proenzyme secreted by chief cells, mucous neck cells, and pyloric gland cells which is converted into pepsin in the presence of gastric acid or pepsin itself.
Source: CRISP

Pepsinogen: Proenzymes secreted by chief cells, mucous neck cells, and pyloric gland cells, which are converted into pepsin in the presence of gastric acid or pepsin itself. (Dorland, 28th ed) In humans there are 2 related pepsinogen systems: PEPSINOGEN A (formerly pepsinogen I or pepsinogen) and PEPSINOGEN C (formerly pepsinogen II or progastricsin). Pepsinogen B is the name of a pepsinogen from pigs.
Source: MeSH 2007

Pepsinogen: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Pepsinogen:

  • Pepsinogen B

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Pepsinogen

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Pepsinogen

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