Editorial: Gastrointestinal hormones

Silvano Paternoster, Damien J. Keating, Marco Falasca

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The gastrointestinal tract is a vast organ hosting a broad gamut of hormone secreting cells. After more than a century since the first description in 1906 of metabolically active gut extracts by Moore (1), we are still unveiling novel functions in health and disease for this complex endocrine organ.
Original languageEnglish
Article number498
Number of pages2
JournalFrontiers in Endocrinology
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 2019

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  • Enteroendocrine cell
  • G protein coupled receptor (GPCR)
  • Gastrointestinal hormone
  • Glucagen-Like Peptides


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