- Accession Number
A peptide, of about 33 amino acids, secreted by the upper INTESTINAL MUCOSA and also found in the central nervous system. It causes gallbladder contraction, release of pancreatic exocrine (or digestive) enzymes, and affects other gastrointestinal functions. Cholecystokinin may be the mediator of satiety.
Drug Drug Description Sincalide A diagnostic agent used to stimulate gallbladder contraction or pancreatic secretion during diagnostic tests, and accelerate fluoroscopy and x-ray examination of the intestinal tract.
- Drugs & Drug Targets
Drug Target Type Sincalide Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3 transporter