Neurokinin B

Known as: Neuromedin K, Neurokinin B [Chemical/Ingredient], Kassinin, 2-L-methionine-3-L-histidine-4-de-L-lysine-5-de-L-serine-7-L-phenylalanine- 
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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Neurokinin B (NKB) and its cognate receptor neurokinin 3 (NK3R) play a critical role in reproduction. NKB and NK3R are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons in the basal forebrain are the final common pathway through which the brain… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Loss-of-function mutations in the genes encoding either neurokinin B (NKB) or its receptor, NK3 (NK3R), result in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Mutations in TAC3 and TACR3 (encoding neurokinin B and its receptor) have been identified in Turkish patients with… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Menopause is characterized by depletion of ovarian follicles, a reduction of ovarian hormones to castrate levels and elevated… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Considerable evidence suggests that dynorphin and neurokinin B (NKB) neurons in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus participate in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recent studies suggest that arcuate neurokinin B (NKB) neurons play a role in the regulation of gonadotropin secretion, but there… (More)
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