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Receptors, Corticotropin

"Receptors, Corticotropin" 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.

Cell surface receptors that bind CORTICOTROPIN; (ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone) with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes. Pharmacology suggests there may be multiple ACTH receptors. An ACTH receptor has been cloned and belongs to a subfamily of G-protein-coupled receptors. In addition to the adrenal cortex, ACTH receptors are found in the brain and immune systems.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Corticotropin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Corticotropin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2003
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