Corticotropin Releasing Hormone, Receptor Regulation and the Stress Response

@article{Aguilera1998CorticotropinRH,
  title={Corticotropin Releasing Hormone, Receptor Regulation and the Stress Response},
  author={Greti Aguilera},
  journal={Trends in Endocrinology \& Metabolism},
  year={1998},
  volume={9},
  pages={329-336}
}
  • G. Aguilera
  • Published 1 October 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism
Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) coordinates behavioral, autonomic and hormonal responses to stress, including activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis with stimulation of adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and glucocorticoids. Differential changes of expression of CRH and vasopressin(VP) in the parvicellular hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus (PVN), as well as regulation of CRH and VP receptors, are critical for the responsiveness of the HPA axis during stress. Pituitary CRH… Expand
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