Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone : Interactions with the Immune System

  • S. Stylianos Tsagarakisb A. Ashley Grossmana
  • Published 2006
Communication between the neuroendocrine and immune systems is crucial to host defence in both health and disease. Stress adversely interferes with the function of the immune system but the mechanism of such stress-induced immunosuppression is not well understood. Corti-cotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is a 41-amino residue peptide which primarily… (More)