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Corticotropin releasing hormone

Introduction: Corticotropin releasing hormone

Description of Corticotropin releasing hormone

Corticotropin releasing hormone: A peptide of about 41 amino acids that stimulates the release of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. $CRH$ is synthesized by neurons in the PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS of the HYPOTHALAMUS. After being released into the pituitary portal circulation, CRH stimulates the release of ACTH from the PITUITARY GLAND. $CRH$ can also be synthesized in other tissues, such as PLACENTA; ADRENAL MEDULLA; and TESTIS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Corticotropin releasing hormone as an Organ

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Corticotropin releasing hormone (organ): See Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (organ information).

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Corticotropin releasing hormone

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Corticotropin releasing hormone

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Corticotropin releasing hormone

The following list attempts to classify Corticotropin releasing hormone into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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