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