"Receptors, Cholecystokinin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Cell surface proteins that bind cholecystokinin (CCK) with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Cholecystokinin receptors are activated by GASTRIN as well as by CCK-4; CCK-8; and CCK-33. Activation of these receptors evokes secretion of AMYLASE by pancreatic acinar cells, acid and PEPSIN by stomach mucosal cells, and contraction of the PYLORUS and GALLBLADDER. The role of the widespread CCK receptors in the central nervous system is not well understood.
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin
- Receptors, Pancreozymin
- Cholecystokinin Receptor
- Receptor, Cholecystokinin
- Receptors, CCK
- CCK Receptor
- Receptor, CCK
- CCK Receptors
- Pancreozymin Receptors
- Cholecystokinin Receptors
- CCK-4 Receptors
- CCK 4 Receptors
- Receptors, CCK-4
- Receptors, CCK 4
- CCK-8 Receptors
- CCK 8 Receptors
- Cholecystokinin Octapeptide Receptors
- Octapeptide Receptors, Cholecystokinin
- Receptors, CCK-8
- Receptors, CCK 8
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin Octapeptide
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Receptors, Cholecystokinin".
- Chemicals and Drugs [D]
- Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
- Proteins [D12.776]
- Membrane Proteins [D12.776.543]
- Receptors, Cell Surface [D12.776.543.750]
- Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled [D12.776.543.750.695]
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin [D12.776.543.750.695.170]
- Receptors, Neurotransmitter [D12.776.543.750.720]
- Receptors, Neuropeptide [D12.776.543.750.720.600]
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin [D12.776.543.750.720.600.270]
- Receptors, Peptide [D12.776.543.750.750]
- Receptors, Gastrointestinal Hormone [D12.776.543.750.750.360]
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin [D12.776.543.750.750.360.200]
- Receptors, Neuropeptide [D12.776.543.750.750.555]
- Receptors, Cholecystokinin [D12.776.543.750.750.555.270]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Receptors, Cholecystokinin".
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