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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
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Members of the transforming growth factor β/bone morphogenetic protein (TGF‐β/BMP) family are involved in the control of hair… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Activins are part of the intragonadal factors that can modulate the actions of gonadotropins and regulate cellular functions… Expand
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Activin is structurally related to polypeptide growth factors such as transforming-growth factor-beta, which may have paracrine… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Ovarian granulosa cells synthesize and secrete activin, a member of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) peptide family… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Activins and inhibins are dimeric peptides which are structurally and functionally related to transforming growth factor-beta… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Activin stimulates the secretion of FSH from cultured pituitary cells and enhances the differentiation of erythroid progenitors… Expand