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Somatostatin

Somatostatin

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Somatostatin.,
  • Somatostatin.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementwith contributions by Y.C. Patel ... [et al.].
    SeriesBasic and clinical aspects of neuroscience ;, vol. 4
    ContributionsPatel, Yogesh C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP572.S59 S66 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1701329M
    ISBN 103540545697, 0387545697
    LC Control Number92002146

    Pasireotide is a synthetic polypeptide analogue of somatostatin that resembles the native hormone in its ability to suppress levels and activity of growth hormone, insulin, glucagon and many other gastrointestinal peptides. Because its half-life is longer than somatostatin, pasireotide can be used clinically to treat neuroendocrine pituitary tumors that secrete excessive amounts of growth. An octreotide scan is a type of scintigraphy used to find carcinoid, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and to localize is also called somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS). Octreotide, a drug similar to somatostatin, is radiolabeled with indium, and is injected into a vein and travels through the radioactive octreotide attaches to tumor cells that have ICDCM:

      Somatostatin is a polypeptide that is released in the gastrointestinal tract by delta cells and the hypothalamus. It functions as a key regulatory peptide that has many physiologic effects as an inhibitor for many other hormones, including gastrin, cholecystokinin, glucagon, growth hormone, insulin, secretin, pancreatic polypeptide, vasoactive intestinal peptide, 5-HT, and some anterior. Somatostatinomas are a tumor of the delta cells of the endocrine pancreas that produces sed levels of somatostatin inhibit pancreatic hormones and gastrointestinal somatostatinomas are associated with mild diabetes mellitus (due to inhibition of insulin release), steatorrhoea and gallstones (due to inhibition of cholecystokinin release), and achlorhydria Specialty: Oncology.

    The book will provide a comprehensive summary of the cellular and molecular biology of somatostatin and its recently isolated receptors. The book will review the design and use of specific somatostatin analogues both biochemically to characterize the specific functions of somatostatin and clinically in the treatment of various tumors.   Most lesions that stain for somatostatin by immunohistochemistry do not produce somatostatinoma syndrome and arguably do not qualify to be diagnosed as somatostatinomas (Endocr Relat Cancer ;) Often metastasizes but still usually has good prognosis.


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Montreal has had a longstanding interest in somatostatin. Two years ago when the final planning began for the International Con­ Somatostatin book of Endocrinology in Quebec City in Julywe seized the op­ portunity for having a separate Satellite Symposium on somatostatin here in : Yogesh C.

Patel. Subsequent work revealed that somatostatin, as initially isolated (somatostatin 14), was but one of several related peptides, part of a multigene family, with tissue specific processing.

Many of the details of biosynthesis and genetic control have been worked out, and this molecule has served many workers as a model gut-brain peptide for.

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Tetradecapeptide somatostatin (Figure ) has many biologic actions, inhibits a large variety of cells, and appears to be an endogenous antiproliferative agent.3,8,57,58 The clinical potential of somatostatin has been appreciated for nearly 30 years. Various studies demonstrated the inhibitory effects of somatostatin in patients with acromegaly; endocrine pancreatic tumors, such as.

The book: Provides the most up-to-date coverage of somatostatin analog use in diagnostic and therapy Integrating the specialties of endocrinology, physiology, pathology, and nuclear medicine, providing the multidisciplinary approach to the topic.

Somatostatin is a neuropeptide, also called GHIH (Growth Hormone-Inhibiting Hormone). It regulates various physiological functions and exerts inhibitory action on numerous secondary hormones such as glucagon and insulin.

Somatostatin is a hormone produced by the hypothalamus and some other tissues such as the pancreas and the gastrointestinal tract. It inhibits the release of growth hormone from the anterior pituitary, and insulin and glucagon from the pancreas. Somatostatin also decreases the release of most gastrointestinal hormones and reduces gastric acid.

Somatostatin (SS) is a and amino acid peptide discovered inwhich is synthesized in neurons and in delta cells of the pancreas. Somatostatin is a tetradecapeptide isolated in the early s from sheep hypothalami. It has been found in virtually every organ of the body, and it is particularly abundant in the gastrointestinal tract.

Somatostatin, polypeptide that inhibits the activity of certain pancreatic and gastrointestinal statin exists in two forms: one composed of 14 amino acids and a second composed of 28 amino acids.

The name somatostatin, essentially meaning stagnation of a body, was coined when investigators found that an extract of hypothalamic tissues inhibited the release of growth hormone. Somatostatin (SST) is a cyclic hormone-release inhibitory peptide that has high binding affinity to all of its five SST receptors (SSTRs).

SST negatively regulates cell proliferation and the. Montreal has had a longstanding interest in somatostatin. Two years ago when the final planning began for the International Con­ gress of Endocrinology in Quebec City in Julywe seized the op­ portunity for having a separate Satellite Symposium on somatostatin here in Montreal.

Somatostatin plays an inhibitory role in the normal regulation of several organ systems including the central nervous system, hypothalamus and anterior pituitary gland, the gastrointestinal tract, the exocrine and endocrine pancreas, and the immune system (Reichlin, a,b).In these organ systems, somatostatin exerts an inhibitory effect on a wide variety of physiological functions (see Table 1).

This volume deals with the known aspects of somatostatin, one of the oldest phylogenetic hormones, which is a regulatory peptide with remarkable characteristics. It is a non-classical neurotransmitter in both the central nervous sytem and in the gastroenteropancreatic system.

Somatostatin is a cyclic peptide that is remarkably well conserved in evolution. A disulfide bond between cysteine residues maintains the cyclic structure. Somatostatin is identical to the carboxyl terminal 14 amino acids of somatostatin The biological activity of S and S resides in the cyclic region of the mature peptide.

Montreal has had a longstanding interest in somatostatin. Two years ago when the final planning began for the International Con­ gress of Endocrinology in Quebec City in Julywe seized the op­ portunity for having a separate Satellite Symposium on somatostatin here in Montreal.

We felt that. Introduction []. Somatostatin (SS) was first discovered in hypothalamic extracts. It is defined as a polypeptide hormone that inhibited secretion of other hormones, especially growth hormone, glucagons, insulin, thyrotropin, gastrin, and etc, depending on physiologic situation.

Thirty years have passed since somatostatin was discovered and its hormonal function defined [1,2]. The wide range of anatomical distribution and actions of somatostatin and its receptors stimulated intense scientific and clinical interest, and fostered extensive research into all aspects of its biology including regulation of its gene expression, processing of its precursor, biological and.

Mechanisms of Somatostatin Action in Pituitary Cells.- Somatostatin Agonists and Antagonists - Peptide Control of Growth Hormone Secretion.- Clinical Applications of Somatostatin Analogs.- The Effects of Somatostatin and Selected Analogs on Lipid Absorption in Animals.- Distribution and Morphology of Somatostatin Cells.- 4).

Inhibition of somatostatin or Cholinergic pathway. Interesting studies propose that the growth hormone-blocker “somatostatin” can by itself be restricted with “choline” based supplements like Phosphatidylcholine or Alpha GPC or CDP-choline, thus delaying the rate at which growth hormone diminishes.

The hypothalamus manages serum GH levels with the release of two functionally Missing: book. The book: Provides the most up-to-date coverage of somatostatin analog use in diagnostic and therapy Integrating the specialties of endocrinology, physiology, pathology, and nuclear medicine, providing the multidisciplinary approach to the topicBrand: Wiley.

Somatostatin and Somatostatin Receptors Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Results and problems in cell differentiation October with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.Somatostatin is a growth hormone-inhibiting hormone used for the symptomatic treatment of acute bleeding from gastrointestinal ulcers.

It may also be used in the treatment of acute pancreatitis. Know Somatostatin uses, side effects, dosage, contraindications, benefit, interactions, purpose, drug interactions, precautions, warnings only on | Practo.somatostatin: (SRIF, SS) [ so″mah-to-stat´in ] a cyclic tetradecapeptide hormone and neurotransmitter that inhibits the release of peptide hormones in many tissues.

It is released by the hypothalamus to inhibit the release of growth hormone (GH, somatotropin) and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) from the anterior pituitary; it is also.