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Cholecystokinin Receptors

Cholecystokinin (CCK) is a neuropeptide and gut hormone that regulates pancreatic enzyme secretion and gastrointestinal motility, and acts as a satiety signal. It is released simultaneously from intestinal cells and neurons in response to a meal. The precursor molecule prepro-CCK can be cleaved to generate a variety of biologically active forms of CCK including CCK-33, CCK-8 (CCK octapeptide), CCK-39 and CCK-58. Two CCK receptor subtypes, CCK1 and CCK2, mediate the physiological actions of CCK and the related peptide gastrin. The CCK1 receptor has a high affinity for sulfated CCK analogs, whereas the CCK2 receptor has similar affinity for sulfated and non-sulfated forms.

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Related Categories
Receptor Subtype CCK1 Receptors CCK2 Receptors
Transduction Mechanism Gq/11, Gs Gs
Primary Locations Pancreas, gall bladder, intestines, vagus nerve Brain, spinal cord, stomach
Tissue Functions Modulates food intake, pancreatic exocrine secretion and growth, gall bladder contraction, GI motility Modulates anxiety, nociception, neuroleptic activity, gastric acid release, gastric mucosal cell growth and histamine release
Endogenous Ligand Potency CCK octapeptide, sulfated >> gastrin = CCK octapeptide, non-sulfated Gastrin = CCK octapeptide, sulfated = CCK octapeptide, non-sulfated
Selective Agonists A-71623 (2411) Gastrin I (human) (3006)
Selective Antagonists Devazepride (2304)
SR 27897 (2190)
LY 225910 (1018)
YM 022 (1408)
LY 288513 (1524)
CI 988 (2607)
PD 135158 (2608)

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