urocortin

Known as: Urocortins, Urocortins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Neuropeptides of about 40 amino acids which are structurally similar to CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING FACTOR. Unlike CRF acting primarily through type 1… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Urocortins, three paralogs of the stress-related peptide corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) found in bony fish, amphibians… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Stress activates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis through CRH, leading to production of glucocorticoids that down-regulate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Urocortin is a member of the corticotropin-releasing hormone peptide family and is found in many discrete brain regions. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Urocortin (Ucn) III, or stresscopin, is a new member of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) peptide family identified in… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Studies in mammalian skin have shown expression of the genes for corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and the related urocortin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Two G protein-coupled receptors have been identified that bind corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and urocortin (UCN) with high… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and CRF-related neuropeptides have an important role in the central nervous system to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Histochemical and axonal transport methods were used to clarify the central organization of cells and fibers that express… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The neuropeptide corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) is well known to act on the central nervous system in ways that mimic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING factor (CRF), a peptide first isolated from mammalian brain1, is critical in the regulation of the… (More)
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