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Neurokinin A

Known as: Substance K, neurokinin, Neuromedin L 
A mammalian neuropeptide of 10 amino acids that belongs to the tachykinin family. It is similar in structure and action to SUBSTANCE P and NEUROKININ… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Recently, a subset of neurons was identified in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus that colocalize three neuropeptides… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Kisspeptin is encoded by the Kiss1 gene, and kisspeptin signaling plays a critical role in reproduction. In rodents, kisspeptin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The timely secretion of gonadal sex steroids is essential for the initiation of puberty, the postpubertal maintenance of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Kisspeptin is a potent stimulator of GnRH secretion that has been implicated in the feedback actions of ovarian steroids. In ewes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Aprepitant is a novel neurokinin 1 (NK1) antagonist that has been shown to improve control of chemotherapy‐induced nausea and… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE In early clinical trials with patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy, the neurokinin antagonist aprepitant… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Inflammation, trauma, or nerve injury may cause enduring hyperalgesia, an enhanced sensitivity to painful stimuli. Neurons in… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
SR 48968 is a potent and selective non-peptide antagonist of the neurokinin A (NK2) receptor. SR 48968 selectively inhibited… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Synthetic oligonucleotides were used to screen a rat striatal cDNA library for sequences corresponding to the tachykinin peptides… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The neuropeptide receptors which are present in very small quantities in the cell and are embedded tightly in the plasma membrane… Expand