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Receptors, Somatotropin

"Receptors, Somatotropin" 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 GROWTH HORMONE with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Activation of growth hormone receptors regulates amino acid transport through cell membranes, RNA translation to protein, DNA transcription, and protein and amino acid catabolism in many cell types. Many of these effects are mediated indirectly through stimulation of the release of somatomedins.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Somatotropin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Somatotropin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 53 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2004
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