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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… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
  • Kunxin Luo
  • Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology
  • 2017
  • Corpus ID: 40293540
Cytokines of the transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) family, including TGF-βs, bone morphogenic proteins (BMPs), activins, and… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND Activins are members of the pleiotrophic family of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) superfamily of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although the first mouse embryonic stem (ES) cell lines were derived 25 years ago using feeder-layer-based blastocyst cultures… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Maintenance of pluripotency is crucial to the mammalian embryo's ability to generate the extra-embryonic and embryonic tissues… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are multi-functional growth factors that belong to the transforming growth factor β (TGF… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Small molecule inhibitors have proven extremely useful for investigating signal transduction pathways and have the potential for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Myostatin is a transforming growth factor-beta family member that acts as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle mass. To… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In human tissues, normal homeostasis requires intricately balanced interactions between cells and the network of secreted… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Activin, a member of the transforming growth factor beta protein family, was originally isolated from gonadal fluids and… Expand
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