Bombesin

Known as: 5-oxoPro-Gln-Arg-Leu-Gly-Asn-Gln-Trp-Ala-Val-Gly-His-Leu-MetNH2, Bombesin 14, Bombesin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A peptide (small protein) found in the brain, gastrointestinal tract, and lungs. It causes the release of certain hormones and enzymes. It also… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
There is wide agreement that corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) systems within the brain are activated by stressful stimuli… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Rats maintained on high-fat diets often exhibit increased food intake and weight gain. We hypothesized that high-fat diets might… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In the present study, we have identified several proteins in Swiss 3T3 cells that are phosphorylated on tyrosine in response to… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Various tumours, classically specified as either neuroendocrine or non-neuroendocrine, contain high numbers of somatostatin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Bombesin-like peptides are essential autocrine growth factors for many small cell carcinomas (SCCas) of the lung. Herein, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Human small cell lung cancers (SCLC) produce and secrete the regulatory peptide bombesin (BN) or its mammalian counterpart… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The autocrine hypothesis proposes that a cell produces and secretes a hormone-like substance that can interact with specific… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Using a chemically defined medium containing hydrocortisone, insulin, transferrin, 17 beta-estradiol and selenium, with or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Bombesin is shown to be a potent mitogen for Swiss 3T3 cells. At nanomolar concentrations the peptide markedly enhances the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
THE first suggestion that the lung contained endocrine cells was made by Feyrter1 when introducing the concept of a diffuse… (More)
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