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Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide

Known as: calcitonin gene related peptide (CGRP), CGRP, Gene-Related Peptide, Calcitonin 
A 37-amino acid peptide derived from the calcitonin gene. It occurs as a result of alternative processing of mRNA from the calcitonin gene. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) may have a causative role in migraine. We therefore hypothesized that a CGRP… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
This review summarizes the receptor-mediated vascular activities of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and the structurally… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The calcitonin family of peptides comprises calcitonin, amylin, two calcitonin gene-related peptides (CGRPs), and adrenomedullin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A novel hypotensive peptide was discovered in human pheochromocytoma by monitoring the elevating activity of platelet cAMP. Since… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Deposition of amyloid is the most constantly present alteration in the islets of Langerhans in type 2 diabetes mellitus and is… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Distribution studies disclosed that all major cerebral arteries and cortical arterioles of the cat were invested with fine… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A novel peptide, calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), has been predicted to result from alternative processing of the primary… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
As a consequence of alternative RNA processing events, a single rat gene can generate messenger RNA's (mRNA's) encoding either… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Alternative processing of the RNA transcribed from the calcitonin gene appears to result in the production of a messenger RNA in… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Alternative processing of RNA transcripts from the calcitonin gene results in the production of distinct mRNAs encoding the… Expand