"Pepsinogens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Proenzymes secreted by chief cells, mucous neck cells, and pyloric gland cells, which are converted into pepsin in the presence of gastric acid or pepsin itself. (Dorland, 28th ed) In humans there are 2 related pepsinogen systems: PEPSINOGEN A (formerly pepsinogen I or pepsinogen) and PEPSINOGEN C (formerly pepsinogen II or progastricsin). Pepsinogen B is the name of a pepsinogen from pigs.
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Burman P, Kämpe O, Kraaz W, Lööf L, Smolka A, Karlsson A, Karlsson-Parra A. A study of autoimmune gastritis in the postpartum period and at a 5-year follow-up. Gastroenterology. 1992 Sep; 103(3):934-42.
Peerce BE, Smolka A, Sachs G. Isolation of pepsinogen granules from rabbit gastric mucosa. J Biol Chem. 1984 Jul 25; 259(14):9255-62.