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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

"Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins" 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.

Regulatory proteins and peptides that are signaling molecules involved in the process of PARACRINE COMMUNICATION. They are generally considered factors that are expressed by one cell and are responded to by receptors on another nearby cell. They are distinguished from HORMONES in that their actions are local rather than distal.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1053 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 89 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.