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NK

(histology)
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Neurokinin 1 receptor antagonism as a possible therapy for alcoholism.
Moreover, it has been demonstrated that malignant cells in certain types of tumors show an increased expression of NK-1R in comparison with normal cells [89-92], and overexpression of SP in tumor tissue may be associated with an increased number of NK-1R able to receive orders mediated by this neurokinin [93].
TAC3 and TACR3 mutations in familial hypogonadotropic hypogonadism reveal a key role for Neurokinin B in the central control of reproduction.
Role of substance P and the neurokinin 1 receptor in acute pancreatitis and pancreatitis-associated lung injury.
Aprepitant is a substance P antagonist (through blocking neurokinin 1 receptor) and can be effective for some patients when taken three times a week, but it is not indicated for itch, Dr.
(13,14) Neurokinin A has also been correlated with prognosis in midgut carcinoid tumors.
Pei et al., "Acute colitis induces neurokinin 1 receptor internalization in the rat lumbosacral spinal cord," PLoS ONE, vol.
reported that neurokinin B, cholecystokinin, and chromogranin A were efficiently cleaved by APA, and kallidin could also be cleaved by APA [16].
Aprepitant is a highly selective NK1 receptor antagonist with little to no affinity for other neurokinin receptors [10,11].
Hornby, "Substance P in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus evokes gastric motor inhibition via neurokinin 1 receptor in rat," Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
As Dr Prague explains, hot flushes are triggered by the release of a brain hormone called neurokinin B (NKB) in response to dropping oestrogen levels.