prokineticin


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prokineticin

(prō″ kĭn-ĕt′ ĭ-sĭn )
A class of proteins that stimulate intestinal muscles to contract.
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Shell neurons express neuropeptides such as AVP or prokineticin 2 (PK2), as well as GABA.
As a common pathophysiological denominator with KS genes, fibroblast growth factor signaling, prokineticin signaling and Anosmin-1 appear to interact with heparin sulfate glycosominoglycan compounds within an extracellular signaling complex to promote GnRH neuronal migration (20,21).
[33] reported EG-VEGF as a factor to strengthen cell invasion ability in colon cancer cell lines, by acting on MMP-2, MMP-7, and MMP-9 via prokineticin receptor 2.
In this paper, to elicit translocation, as well as bradykinin [12, 22], we use the peptide prokineticin 2 (PK2), involved in both inflammatory [23-25] and neuropathic [25] states, which activate PKC[epsilon] via Gq-coupled receptors in nociceptive neurons [16, 23].
The venom does not usually cause tissue destruction and necrosis [11, 12] as it lacks significant protease activity [13], although it does contain low percentages of other proteins, such as metalloproteinase, hyaluronidase, prokineticin, nerve growth factor, vascular endothelial growth factor, phospholipase A2,5,-nucleotidase, and phosphodiesterase [7].
suppressor type and (19) upregulation of G-CSF and Bv8 (prokineticin) (a) PDGF-C, platelet-derived growth factor-C; G-CSF, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor; PDFGA, platelet-derived growth factor subunit A; SDF1[alpha], stromal cell-derived factor-1[alpha].
Jabbour, "Prokineticin 1 modulates IL-8 expression via the calcineurin/NFAT signaling pathway," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, vol.
Mutations in the prokineticin 2 peptide (PROK2) and its transmembrane domain type 2 receptor (PROKR2) are newly identified molecular culprits in autosomal KS.
Prokineticin 2 is a recently discovered signaling molecule that occurs naturally in the part of the brain that helps control hunger.
Prokineticin 2 transmits the behavioural circadian rhythm of the suprachiasmatic nucleus.
Topics include the physiological role of vasopressin and oxytocin during the pathophysiology of sepsis, prokineticin 1 and 2, mass spectrometry methods, somatostatin expression during inflammation, and neuropeptide hormone dysregulation in PCOS.
Zhou, "Efferent projections of prokineticin 2 expressing neurons in the mouse suprachiasmatic nucleus," PLoS One, vol.