oxytocin secretion

The regulated release of oxytocin, a cyclic nonapeptide hormone with amino acid sequence CYIQNCPLG that also acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Increasing evidence suggests that two nonapeptides, arginine vasopressin and oxytocin, shape human social behavior in both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CD38, a transmembrane glycoprotein with ADP-ribosyl cyclase activity, catalyses the formation of Ca2+ signalling molecules, but… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A baby sucks at a mother's breast for comfort and, of course, for milk. Milk is made in specialized cells of the mammary gland… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Oxytocin secretion from the posterior pituitary gland is increased during parturition, stimulated by the uterine contractions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Serotonin (5-HT), 5-HT agonists, the 5-HT precursor 5-hydroxytryptophan, 5-HT-releasers and -reuptake inhibitors stimulate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The peptides alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) and oxytocin, when administered centrally, produce similar… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To investigate the involvement of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine - 5-HT) receptors in mediation of stress-induced… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Natural peptides displaying agonist activity on the orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR54 were isolated from human placenta… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The involvement of brain oxytocin in the attenuated responsiveness of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and the oxytocin… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
In many nonprimate mammalian species, cyclical regression of the corpus luteum (luteolysis) is caused by the episodic pulsatile… (More)
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