cerulein


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cerulein

(sɪˈruːliːɪn)
n
a bright blue dyestuff obtained from indigoa drug that stimulates smooth muscle and increases digestive secretions
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These scientists developed an in vitro experimental model that allowed them to evaluate how changes in the membrane fatty acid composition in vivo -caused by a change in the type of fat ingested- affect the ability of cells to respond to induced oxidative-inflammatory damage with cerulein (acute pancreatitis).
Similarly, cftr(-/-) mice showed constitutive expression of proinflammatory cytokines and developed more severe pancreatitis episodes after cerulein stimulation (22).
They showed a greater gallbladder contraction in response to the meal and to cerulein.