Activins

Known as: FSH Releasing Protein, Protein, FSH-Releasing, Activin 
Activins are produced in the pituitary, gonads, and other tissues. By acting locally, they stimulate pituitary FSH secretion and have diverse effects… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Myostatin is a TGF-β family member that normally acts to limit skeletal muscle mass. Follistatin is a myostatin-binding protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Activins and inhibins, structurally related members of the TGF-β superfamily of growth and differentiation factors, are mutually… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Members of the TGF-beta superfamily of signalling molecules work by activating transmembrane receptors with phosphorylating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
ACTIVINS are dimeric (βAβA; βBβB; βAβB) members of the transforming growth factor-β superfamily1. They are widely expressed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Proteins in the TGF-beta superfamily transduce their effects through binding to type I and type II serine/threonine kinase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
ACTIVINS are believed to initiate a signal transduction cascade by binding to serine/threonine kinase receptors types I and II1–3… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In the accompanying paper, we show that the expression of a dominant negative activin receptor can convert prospective ectoderm… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Activins can induce mesoderm in embryonic explants and have been proposed as the natural inducer in Xenopus. A mutant activin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Activins are involved in the regulation of multiple biological events, ranging from early development to pituitary function. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We show that mammalian and Xenopus activins induce dorsal axial mesoderm and anterior structures in explants of Xenopus blastula… (More)
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