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Cholecystokinin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cholecystokinin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.317.152
D12.644.120
Unique ID
D002766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002766
Scope Note
A peptide, of about 33 amino acids, secreted by the upper INTESTINAL MUCOSA and also found in the central nervous system. It causes gallbladder contraction, release of pancreatic exocrine (or digestive) enzymes, and affects other gastrointestinal functions. Cholecystokinin may be the mediator of satiety.
Entry Term(s)
CCK-33
Cholecystokinin 33
Pancreozymin
Uropancreozymin
Pharm Action
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Registry Number
9011-97-6
NLM Classification #
WK 170
See Also
Gastrointestinal Agents
Receptors, Cholecystokinin
Public MeSH Note
PANCREOZYMIN was heading 1967-76
Online Note
use CHOLECYSTOKININ to search PANCREOZYMIN 1966-76 (as Prov 1966)
History Note
PANCREOZYMIN was heading 1963-76 (Prov 1963-66), was see under GASTROINTESTINAL HORMONES 1963-66
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/02
Cholecystokinin Preferred
CCK-33 Narrower
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