Cat gastrinoma and the sequence of cat gastrins

John Eng, Bao Heng Du, Gerald F. Johnson, Satish Kanakamedala, Shelby Samuel, Jean Pierre Raufman, Eugene Straus

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Abstract

Following the curative resection of a pancreatic gastrinoma in a cat, gastrin peptides were purified from the tissue and sequenced. The sequence of cat gastrinoma G17 (18-34) confirms the previously published sequence. The sequence of cat G34 (1-34) is reported for the first time. The NH2-terminal portion of cat G34 differs from that of dog by having a Q (Gln) for L (Leu) at position 10 from the NH2-terminus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalRegulatory Peptides
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cat
  • Gastrin
  • Gastrinoma

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