Gastroenterology MCQ 111

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Brain-gut Peptides and Reproductive Function (Telford Press)Select the one best answer regarding the synthesis and secretion of gut peptides:

  1. Gut hormones are synthesized in specialized cells found throughout the GI tract and are secreted in a constitutive manner
  2. Translation of the mRNA corresponding to a gut peptide commonly results in the biologically active hormone
  3. Gut peptides are synthesized as large precursor molecules that undergo a series of post translational processing steps which result in the formation of biologically active hormone
  4. Post translational processing of hormone precursors do not occur in specialized intracellular organelles

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