Role of peripheral glutamate receptors in regulation of gastric secretion and motor function of stomach
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Pharmaco-Physiology Department, Taras Shevchenko State University, Kiev, Ukraine
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Tetyana Beregova   

Pharmaco-Physiology Department, Taras Shevchenko State University, Akad. Glushkov av. 2, Kiev, Ukraine.
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2007;1(2):107-111
Anatomical, physiological and pharmacological evidence suggests that glutamate is neurotransmitter in the peripheral nervous system. The aim of this review is to show the distribution of the glutamatergic system within the mammalian gastric wall and how this system regulates gastric functions. There have been reports that different types of glutamate receptors are involved in regulation of gastric acid secretion, gastric motility and food intake.
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