bombesin


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bombesin

(bɒmˈbiːsɪn)
n
a hormone partly responsible for regulating appetite
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26) Prostatic neuroen-docrine cells have cytoplasmic granules with dense cores in which peptide hormones and prohormones, such as chromogranin A, neuron-specific enolase, and bombesin are stored.
Role of neuropeptides in the regulation of feeding behavior: A review of cholecystokinin, bombesin, neuropeptide Y, and galanin.
Bombesin analogs are promising ligands for imaging these tumor cells.