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Recombinant Activin

Known as: Activin 
Dimeric growth factors of the TGF family with effects on a range of cell types in addition to promoting FSH release in gonadal sites. Composed of two… Expand
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2019
2019
In cancer, elevated activin levels promote cachectic wasting of muscle, irrespective of tumour progression. In excess, activins A… Expand
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2016
2016
Activin A is a key regulator of cardiac fibrosis. However, little is known about the mechanisms by which it contributes to… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Embryonic stem (ES) cells are self-renewing cells that maintain pluripotency to differentiate into all types of cells. Because of… Expand
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2003
2003
Members of the transforming growth factor beta/bone morphogenetic protein (TGF-beta/BMP) family are involved in the control of… Expand
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1998
1998
Activins are part of the intragonadal factors that can modulate the actions of gonadotropins and regulate cellular functions… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The molecular nature of the primary dorsalizing inducing event in Xenopus is controversial and several secreted factors have been… Expand
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1992
1992
The effect of human recombinant activin-A on adrenal steroidogenesis was studied in cultured bovine adrenocortical cells. Activin… Expand
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1991
1991
Activin is structurally related to polypeptide growth factors such as transforming-growth factor-beta, which may have paracrine… Expand
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1990
1990
Ovarian granulosa cells synthesize and secrete activin, a member of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) peptide family… Expand
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1989
1989
Activin stimulates the secretion of FSH from cultured pituitary cells and enhances the differentiation of erythroid progenitors… Expand
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