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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 15, 1997; 3(4): 201-204
Published online Dec 15, 1997. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v3.i4.201
Somatostatin: Likely the most widely effective gastrointestinal hormone in the human body
Xiang-Qian Huang
Xiang-Qian Huang, Department of Internal Medicine, Affiliated General Hospital, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300052, China
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the work.
Correspondence to: Dr. Xiang-Qian Huang, Professor of Medicine, Chairman, Tianjin Society of Internal Medicine, Box 235, Tianjin Medical University, 22 Qixiangtai Road, Tianjin 300070, China
Received: January 3, 1997
Revised: March 14, 1997
Accepted: April 6, 1997
Published online: December 15, 1997