"Reproductive" corticotropin-releasing hormone.


Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), a 41 amino acid peptide, is an important regulatory molecule synthesized by neurons of the parvocellular and magnocellular hypothalamic paraventricular nuclei. It acts as the major physiologic corticotropin (ACTH) secretagogue. The CRH gene is located in humans on chromosome 8. The CRH hormone family has at least four… (More)


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@article{Vitoratos2006ReproductiveCH, title={"Reproductive" corticotropin-releasing hormone.}, author={Nikolaos Vitoratos and Dimitrios C Papatheodorou and Sophia N. Kalantaridou and George M Mastorakos}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={2006}, volume={1092}, pages={310-8} }