Distribution of urocortin 2 in various tissues of the rat.


Urocortin (Ucn) 2 is a new member of the corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) neuropeptide family that is expressed in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. However, the expression levels of Ucn 2 in various tissues of the rat remains unclear. Thus, the aim of the present study was to characterise the expression of Ucn 2 in the various… (More)


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@article{Yamauchi2005DistributionOU, title={Distribution of urocortin 2 in various tissues of the rat.}, author={N. Yamauchi and Asuka Otagiri and Tetsuo Nemoto and Ayako Sekino and Hidemi Oono and I. Kato and Chizuko Yanaihara and Tomohiro Shibasaki}, journal={Journal of neuroendocrinology}, year={2005}, volume={17 10}, pages={656-63} }