OXT gene

Known as: Oxytocin/Neurophysin I Prepropeptide Gene, OXT-NPI, OT 
This gene plays a regulatory role in smooth muscle contraction during processes such as parturition and lactation.
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2014
2014
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Oxytocin can affect energy homeostasis and has interesting potential as a metabolic disease therapeutic. We… (More)
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2013
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2013
The possibility to improve socio-emotional behaviors in humans by intranasal administration of synthetic oxytocin (OXT) attracts… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Previous research has suggested that the social impairments exhibited by individuals with autism are associated with… (More)
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1995
1995
Biochemical properties of ssDNA mnolecules compare interestingly with those of RNA: ssDNAs capable of binding target molecules… (More)
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1990
1990
Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a 21-amino-acid peptide synthesized by endothelial cells that has potent vasoconstrictor activity. Human… (More)
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1983
1983
Recently, the existence of a vasopressin-immunoreactive cell group was described in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (van… (More)
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1983
1983
The nonapeptide hormone oxytocin-like arginine-vasopressin (AVP)1–4 is synthesized as part of a larger precursor polypeptide. The… (More)
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1979
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1979
Immunohistochemical methods have been used to describe the distribution of neurophysin I- and oxytocin-stained fibers in the… (More)
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1969
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1969
The execution of normal saccadic eye movements was found to depend upon clearly visible fixation points. Eye movements made in… (More)
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1969
1969
-A slowly moving grating of low spatial frequency differentially raises the threshold of various kinds of test targets… (More)
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