AN ANTI-APOPTOTIC ROLE FOR GASTRIN IN BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS
- Barrett's Esophagus: Congenital or Acquired? Hassall, Eric // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1993, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p819
Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant condition in which metaplastic specialized columnar epithelium with goblet cells is present in the tubular esophagus. BE is much more prevalent in adults than in children, but largely because of its occurrence in children, a congenital etiology for BE...
- Esophageal Xanthoma - Report of Two New Cases and Review of the Literature. Becheanu, Gabriel; Dumbrava, Mona; Arbanas, Tudor; Diculescu, Mircea; Hoyeau-Idrissi, Nadia; Fléjou, Jean-François // Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases;Dec2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p431
Background: Esophageal xanthoma is a very rare lesion which can be incidentally discovered during endoscopy. Only eleven cases have been reported, including ours. Case reports: We present two new cases of esophageal xanthoma localized in the lower esophagus in a 56-year-old woman and a...
- Evidence for a functional role of the cholecystokinin-B/gastrin receptor in the human fetal and adult pancreas. Saillan-Barreau, Corinne; Dufresne, Marlene; Clerc, Pascal; Sanchez, Didier; Corominola, Helena; Moriscot, Christine; Guy-Crotte, Odette; Escrieut, Chantal; Vaysse, Nicole; Gomis, Ramon; Tarasova, Nadya; Fourmy, Daniel // Diabetes;Oct99, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p2015
Focuses on the expression of cholecystokinin (CCK)-B/gastrin (G) in islet cells demonstrated by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction and immunohistochemistry data. CCK and gastrin as gastrointestinal neuropeptides released during digestion; Inhibition of glucagon secretion with...
- EFFECTS OF EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT ON MUCOSA OF THE HAMSTER'S POUCH. BUTCHER, EARL O.; JOHNSON, PERCY L. // Journal of Dental Research;Mar1959, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p420
The article investigates the effect of the external environment on the mucosa of a hamster's cheek pouch which is exposed through an incision in the neck and has an adequate blood supply. The conclusion is that a histochemical analysis is needed to interpret the finding that epithelium becomes...
- Barrett's esophagus: Put guidelines into practice. Sharma, Prateek; E'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Patient Care;9/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p73
Discusses the American College of Gastroenterology's set of practice guidelines to assist clinicians in diagnosing as well as treating the premalignant lesion for esophageal adenocarcinoma Barrett's esophagus. Need for endoscopy; Choice between medical and surgical therapies; Clinical overview;...
- Osseous Metaplasia in Colonic Adenocarcinoma. Lauwers, Gregory Y.; Wahl, Samuel J.; Richard, Gene K. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1991, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p382
Presents a letter to the editor on osseous metaplasia in colonic adenocarcinoma.
- Unusual Findings. Mullen, Barry; Bates, Dwight // Podiatry Management;Sep20147, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p24
A letter to the editor is presented asking for opinions on the case of a 14-year-old male who complained of plantar warts, with pathology report confirming a case of verruca, a second occurrence of such findings but with no underlying problem observed on the patient.
- Gastrin mediated cholecystokinin-2 receptor activation induces loss of cell adhesion and scattering in epithelial MDCK cells. Bierkamp, Christiane; Kowalski-Chauvel, Aline; Dehez, Stephanie; Fourmy, Daniel; Pradayrol, Lucien; Seva, Catherine // Oncogene;10/31/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p7656
Investigates the role of gastrin and cholecystokinin-2/gastrin receptor in human preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions of pancreas and colon in cancer development. Materials and methods; Results of the study; Discussion of findings.
- Validated Ligand Binding Sites in CCK Receptors. Next Step: Computer-Aided Design of Novel CCK Ligands. Irina G. Tikhonova; Esther Marco; Elodie Lahlou-Archer; Ingrid Langer; Magali Foucaud; Bernard Maigret; Daniel Fourmy // Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry;Jun2007, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p1243
Computer-aided drug design becomes an important part of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCR) drug discovery process that is applied for improving the efficiency of derivation and optimization of novel ligands. It represents the combination of methods that use structural information of a receptor...