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Localization of pancreastatin immunoreactivity in porcine endocrine cells.

Pancreastatin is a peptide isolated from the porcine pancreas and shown to inhibit insulin release. We have studied the immunocytochemical distribution of pancreastatin in three porcine endocrine tissues: pancreas, gut, and adenohypophysis. Pancreastatin-specific immunoreactivity was found in all three locations and distributed to numerous cells. In the pancreas, we performed the alternate labeling of consecutive thick (immunofluorescence) or thin (protein A-gold) sections and we observed that pancreastatin colocalizes to secretory granules of insulin and somatostatin-containing cells. The relationship of pancreastatin to chromogranin A is discussed.[1]


  1. Localization of pancreastatin immunoreactivity in porcine endocrine cells. Ravazzola, M., Efendic, S., Ostenson, C.G., Tatemoto, K., Hutton, J.C., Orci, L. Endocrinology (1988) [Pubmed]
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