intermedin


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intermedin

[‚in·tər′mēd·ən]
(biochemistry)
A hormonal substance produced by the intermediate portion of the hypophysis of certain animal species which influences pigmentation; similar to melanocyte-stimulating hormone in humans.
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Intermedin, Urocortin 1, and Brain Natriuretic Peptide.
Fu et al., "Intermedin attenuates myocardial infarction through activation of autophagy in a rat model of ischemic heart failure via both cAMP and MAPK/ERK1/2 pathways," International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, vol.
IAPP belongs to the calcitonin related peptide family which is comprised of adrenomedullin, [alpha]- and [beta]-calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), intermedin, and calcitonin.