"Chief Cells, Gastric" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Epithelial cells that line the basal half of the GASTRIC GLANDS. Chief cells synthesize and export an inactive enzyme PEPSINOGEN which is converted into the highly proteolytic enzyme PEPSIN in the acid environment of the STOMACH.
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