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Leukemia Inhibitory Factor Receptor alpha Subunit

"Leukemia Inhibitory Factor Receptor alpha Subunit" 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 receptor subunit that combines with CYTOKINE RECEPTOR GP130 to form the dual specificity receptor for LEUKEMIA INHIBITORY FACTOR and ONCOSTATIN M. The subunit is also a component of the CILIARY NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR RECEPTOR. Both membrane-bound and secreted isoforms of the receptor subunit exist due to ALTERNATIVE SPLICING of its mRNA. The secreted isoform is believed to act as an inhibitory receptor, while the membrane-bound form is a signaling receptor.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leukemia Inhibitory Factor Receptor alpha Subunit" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leukemia Inhibitory Factor Receptor alpha Subunit" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004
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