Enterogastrone

Title: Enterogastrone
CAS Registry Number: 9007-67-4
Additional Names: Anthelone E; enteroanthelone
Trademarks: Duosan; Ileogastrone
Literature References: An inhibitor of gastric secretion, apparently different from urogastrone. Obtained from extracts of the intestinal mucosa of mammals: Gray, Ivy, Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 5, 405 (1937); Ivy, Greengard, US 2477541 (1949 to Research Corp.). Comparison with urogastrone: Friedman, Vitam. Horm. 9, 313 (1951); Gregory, J. Physiol. 129, 528 (1955).
Properties: Amorphous buff-colored powder. Freely sol in water.
Therap-Cat: Gastric secretion inhibitor.
Keywords: Gastric Secretion Inhibitor.
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An enterogastrone is any hormone secreted by the mucosa of the duodenum in the lower gastrointestinal tract in response to dietary lipids that inhibits the caudal (or "forward, analward") motion of the contents of chyme.

Examples include:

  • secretin[1]
  • cholecystokinin[2]
  • gastric inhibitory peptide[3]