Eiko Iwakoshi-Ukena

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We recently purified a peptide with structural features similar to vertebrate gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) from the brain of Octopus vulgaris, cloned a cDNA encoding the precursor protein,(More)
We recently reported the primary structures, antimicrobial activities and cDNA precursors of nine novel antimicrobial peptides from the skin of the endangered anuran species, Odorranaishikawae. Their(More)
Gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH) was discovered in 2000 as a novel hypothalamic neuropeptide that inhibited gonadotropin release in the Japanese quail. GnIH and its orthologs have a common(More)