AY 6608; ICI 50123; NSC 367746; Boc-(β-Ala13)-Gastrin (13-17); Boc-β-Ala-CCK-4; Peptavlon; D01631
Long-term Storage Conditions
Pentagastrin has been used as a diagnostic aid as the pentagastrin-stimulated calcitonin test. Pentagastrin is also used as a stimulation test to elevate of several hormones, such as serotonin.
Pentagastrin is a synthetic pentapeptide that has effects like gastrin. When given parenterally it stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin and intrinsic factor.
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