Exogenous Ghrelin Enhances Endocrine and Exocrine Regeneration in Pancreatectomized Rats


Kerem M., Salman B., Ozsoy S., Pasaoglu H., Bedirli A., Haziroglu R., ...More

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, vol.13, no.4, pp.775-783, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11605-008-0778-2
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.775-783

Abstract

Ghrelin, the most important modulator of endocrine and exocrine pancreatic functions, has a role in the development of islets of Langerhans during embryogenesis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of ghrelin on pancreatic regeneration in rats with 90% pancreatectomy.