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Sincalide Ammonium Salt
Sincalide corresponds to the C-terminal octapeptide of cholecystokinin (CCK) and acts on receptors within the gallbladder wall causing it to contract.
To establish normal gallbladder ejection fraction (GBEF) values for two sincalide (cholecystokinin [CCK]) infusion dose rates, 0.01 microg per kilogram of body weight infused for 3 minutes and 0.01 microg/kg infused for 60 minutes.
Ziessman, H. A., Muenz, L. R., Agarwal, A. K., & ZaZa, A. A. (2001). Normal values for sincalide cholescintigraphy: comparison of two methods. Radiology, 221(2), 404-410.