Effect of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) on Aspirin- and Ethanol-Induced Injury in the Rat Stomach

  • Irmgard Theresia Lippe
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 298)


It has been shown that the mammalian stomach, particularly the mucosa and submucosa, is densely innervated by primary afferent neurons containing calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) (Rosenfeld et al., 1983; Sternini et al., 1987; Su et al., 1987; Green and Dockray, 1988).


Mucosal Blood Flow Gastric Damage Afferent Nerve Ending Gastric Mucosal Blood Flow Gastric Acid Output 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irmgard Theresia Lippe
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    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Molecular PharmacologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Exp. and Clin. PharmacologyUniversity of GrazAustria

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