Chief cell Reference Libraries
The Gastric Chief Cell (peptic cell or gastric zymogenic cell) is a cell found in the stomach that releases pepsinogen, gastric lipase and Chymosin (an enzyme that clots milk). Pepsinogen is only released when the cell is stimulated by a number of factors, including cholinergic activity and increased acidity in the stomach. The gastric chief cell works in conjunction with the parietal cell,...
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