Secretin vs. Gastrin: What's the Difference?
Secretin and Gastrin Definitions
A polypeptide hormone that is produced in the duodenum, especially on contact with acid, and that inhibits gastric secretion of acid and stimulates secretion of bile, insulin, and pancreatic digestive enzymes.
A hormone secreted by glands in the mucous membrane of the stomach that stimulates the production of gastric juice.
(hormone) A peptide hormone, secreted by the duodenum, that serves to regulate its acidity
(hormone) A hormone that stimulates the production of gastric acid in the stomach
Peptic hormone produced by the mucous lining of the small intestine; can stimulate secretion by the pancreas and liver
Polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; induces the secretion of gastric juice