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OXTR gene

Known as: OTR, OXTR, OXYTOCIN RECEPTOR 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The evolutionarily highly conserved neuropeptide oxytocin is a key mediator of social and emotional behavior in mammals… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Oxytocin, a peptide that functions as both a hormone and neurotransmitter, has broad influences on social and emotional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Both oxytocin and serotonin modulate affiliative responses to partners and offspring. Animal studies suggest a crucial role of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Previous research has suggested that the social impairments exhibited by individuals with autism are associated with… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Novel sites of oxytocin receptor expression have recently been detected, including breast cancer cells, bone cells, myoblasts… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Female Long‐Evans rats exhibit stable individual differences in maternal behaviours such as pup licking/grooming and arched‐back… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To investigate the effect of cholesterol on the oxytocin receptor function in myometrial membranes, we developed a new method to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) are monogamous mammals that form male‐female pair bonds. Partner preference formation, one… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
  • L. Shapiro, T. Insel
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 21101763
The neuropeptide oxytocin has been implicated in the mediation of several forms of affiliative behavior including parental care… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
JUST before the onset of labour, uterine myometrium becomes extremely sensitive to oxytocin1 for which it is a primary target… Expand
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