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vasoactive intestinal polypeptide

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This is a peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter in the gastrointestinal system. It originates from the pancreas and all the gut and increases intestinal secretion.

In excess VIP produces severe watery diarrhoea with hypokalaemia and achlorhydria, Verner-Morrison syndrome.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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