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Tolkachev, "Chromatographic detection of melatonin (5-methoxy-Nacetyltryptamine) and its biological precursors in enterochromaffin cells," Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, vol.
Mast cells, basophils, neurons and enterochromaffin cells carry out synthesis of histamine.
Two cells of interest in the brain-gut axis are pinealocytes and enterochromaffin cells. Both types of cells produce melatonin.
The most common NET are carcinoid tumors, which arise from enterochromaffin cells that are distributed throughout the GIT and secret serotonin.
Enterochromaffin cells and 5-HT signaling in the pathophysiology of disorders of gastrointestinal function.
Yadav and colleagues were the first to show that serotonin produced by the enterochromaffin cells of the duodenum inhibits bone formation and that targeting tryptophan hydroxylase-1 (Tph-1), the rate-limiting enzyme in serotonin synthesis might be an effective strategy to promote new bone formation.
Stimulation of the vomiting center can occur from the release of serotonin from enterochromaffin cells in the gastrointestinal tract by chemotherapy.