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Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone

"Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A peptide of about 41 amino acids that stimulates the release of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. CRH is synthesized by neurons in the PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS of the HYPOTHALAMUS. After being released into the pituitary portal circulation, CRH stimulates the release of ACTH from the PITUITARY GLAND. CRH can also be synthesized in other tissues, such as PLACENTA; ADRENAL MEDULLA; and TESTIS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 220 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 1999
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.