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Which of the following statements is not correct?

  • Brunner's glands are present in the submucosa of stomach and secrete pepsinogen

  • Goblet cells are present in the mucosa of intestine and secrete mucus

  • Oxyntic cells are present in the mucosa of stomach and secrete HCl.

  • Acini are present in the pancreas and secrete carboxypeptidase

Answer

A.

Brunner's glands are present in the submucosa of stomach and secrete pepsinogen

Statements b, c and d are correct. Brunner's glands are compound tubular submucosal glands found in that portion of the duodenum, which is above the hepatopancreatic sphincter (sphincter or oddi). It secretes an alkaline fluid composed of mucus in which protects the duodenum from acidic chyme. It also secretes pepsinogen and urogastrone that inhibit gastric secretion.

Statements b, c and d are correct. Brunner's glands are compound tubular submucosal glands found in that portion of the duodenum, which is above the hepatopancreatic sphincter (sphincter or oddi). It secretes an alkaline fluid composed of mucus in which protects the duodenum from acidic chyme. It also secretes pepsinogen and urogastrone that inhibit gastric secretion.