corticotropin-releasing hormone

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corticotropin-releasing hormone

[‚kȯrd·ə·kō′trō·pən ri¦lēs·iŋ ‚hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
A substance produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the pituitary gland to produce adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Abbreviated CRH.
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2002) The Role of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptors in Stress and Anxiety.
Urocortin II: a member of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) neuropeptide family that is selectively bound by type 2 CRF receptors.
Corticotropin-releasing factor in the basolateral amygdala enhances memory consolidation via an interaction with the beta-adrenoceptor-cAMP pathway: dependence on glucocorticoid receptor activation.
A key role for corticotropin-releasing factor in alcohol dependence.
A role for corticotropin-releasing factor in functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Timofeeva, "The corticotropin-releasing factor family of peptides and CRF receptors: their roles in the regulation of energy balance," European Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Acute alcohol administration stimulates the activity of hypothalamic neurons that express corticotropin-releasing factor and vasopressin.
Role of corticotropin-releasing factor in drug addiction: potential for pharmacological intervention.
Corticotropin-releasing factor within the central nucleus of the amygdala mediates enhanced ethanol self-administration in withdrawn, ethanol-dependent rats.
In the present study, the effects of an essential oil (EO) extracted from Atractylodes lancea on delayed gastric emptying, gastrointestinal hormone and hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) abnormalities induced by restraint stress in rats were investigated and the mechanism of the EO is also explored.
The corticotropin-releasing factor system as a mediator of the appetite-suppressing effects of stress in fish.
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) has been reported to be elevated in the cerebrospinal fluid of depressed patients, Dr.

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