M Takeuchi's scientific contributions

Publications (13)

Article
Gastric movements were monitored in five conscious dogs weighing 9 to 13 kg by extraluminal force transducers (EFTs) which were independently developed and constructed in our own laboratory. After chronically implanting EFTs both in the canine gastric body and antrum we succeeded in making continuous recordings of their movements over several days....

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... Ghrelin is a brain-gut circuit peptide belonging to the ghrelin/motilin-related peptide family [11]. It has a plethora of metabolic and endocrine functions, including control of energy expenditures, gastrointestinal motility, acid and insulin secretion, homeostasis of glucose, and presumably also pro- vides a link between the gut and the central nervous system [3,9,10,[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19]. Altered production and secretion of ghrelin has been implicated in many gastrointestinal pathologies, such as inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, infectious diseases (e.g. ...