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Receptors, Oxytocin

"Receptors, Oxytocin" 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 proteins that bind oxytocin with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Oxytocin receptors in the uterus and the mammary glands mediate the hormone's stimulation of contraction and milk ejection. The presence of oxytocin and oxytocin receptors in neurons of the brain probably reflects an additional role as a neurotransmitter.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Oxytocin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Oxytocin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2016
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