- Delta cell
Delta cell Control of stomach acid Latin endocrinocytus D MeSH D+Cells Code TH H3.04.02.0.00027
In rodents delta-cells are located in the periphery of the islets; in humans the islet architecture is generally less organized and delta-cells are frequently observed inside the islets as well.
D cells contain CCKBR (which respond to gastrin) and M3 receptors (which respond to Ach). Respectively, these receptors will increase somatostatin output and decrease somatostatin output from the D cells.
A tumor of the delta cells is called a "somatostatinoma".
Digestive system, physiology: gastrointestinal physiology GI tractUpper GIExocrineProcessesFluidsLower GIEndocrine/paracrineFluidsProcessesEither/bothProcesses AccessoryFluidsProcesses Abdominopelvic Human cell types / list derived primarily from endoderm ForegutCentroacinar cell · Pancreatic stellate cell Pharyngeal pouch Hindgut/cloacaUrothelial cells
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