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Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone

Known as: Corticotropin Releasing Factor, ACTH-Releasing Factor, Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone-41 
A peptide of about 41 amino acids that stimulates the release of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. CRH is synthesized by neurons in the PARAVENTRICULAR… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Genetic inheritance and developmental life stress both contribute to major depressive disorder in adults. Child abuse and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (Crh) is a critical coordinator of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. In response to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Clinical and preclinical data suggest that unrestrained secretion of corticoctropin-releasing hormone (CRH) in the CNS produces… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is a potent mediator of endocrine, autonomic, behavioural and immune responses to stress… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING factor (CRF), a peptide first isolated from mammalian brain1, is critical in the regulation of the… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
  • M. Whitnall
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 45868388
1. The hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) 574 1.1. Control of glucocorticoid levels during stress 577 1.2. The diurnal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Measurement of adrenocorticotropin levels in plasma from the inferior petrosal sinuses of patients with Cushing's… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
There is now evidence that the immune system, during times of infectious challenge, can stimulate the secretion of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Intraperitoneal administration of human recombinant interleukin-1 (IL-1) to rats can increase blood levels of corticosterone and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Initially the hypothalamic factor responsible for the release of corticotropin (CRF), was thought to be a simple peptide1–6. More… Expand
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