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Definition of the noun activin
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- A peptide that participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle, cell proliferation, apoptosis, metabolism, and many other diverse functions.
activin a.k.a. inhibin beta-B is a protein.
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Neuroscience Year (2013)
Supplement 2 to the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience by Adelman, Smith
Structure Activin is a dimeric protein consisting of BA and És chains of inhibin ( Fig. 1). Inhibin is a protein isolated on the basis of its ability to inhibit the secretion of FSH from anterior pituitary. Inhibin is also a dimer consisting of an & chain ...
Regulatory Functions in System and Cell Biology by Serono Symposia, USA.
Activin is a 25-kDa homodimeric protein composed of the two 6-subunits of INH linked by interchain disulfide bonds, and it comprises three different forms (6,6, 6.6, and 6.6%). Follistatin (FS) is a monomeric glycosylated protein isolated from ...
by Michael F Greene, Robert K. Creasy, Robert Resnik, Jay D. Iams, Charles J. Lockwood, Thomas Moore
Activin is a closely related protein that was discovered soon after inhibin and was named because of its ability to stimulate pituitary follicle-stimulating hormone release. Activin is composed of two β subunits. All three possible configurations of ...
A Case-Based, Clinical Guide by Nanette F. Santoro, Genevieve Neal-Perry
Activin is a heterodimer composed of b-subunits of inhibin (bAB, bAA, bBB ). The b-subunits are relatively ubiquitous; however, the a-subunit is restricted to the pituitary, gonads, and adrenal glands. Activin is synthesized in granulosa ...
by J. Larry Jameson, David M. de Kretser, John C. Marshall, Leslie J. De Groot
Activin is a nerve survival molecule.
Activins and Inhibins (2011)
by Gerald Litwack
Activin is an important factor in adult neurogenesis Postnatal neurogenesis, ...
by Sridhar Premkumar
Activin is a member of the TGF-β superfamily of signalling proteins that binds to membrane receptors and activates gene transcription via the Smad-mediated pathway (Attisano & Wrana, 1998). Transplantation of cells between the early ...
by G. S. Gupta
whereas activin is a homo- or heterodimer of 3-subunits. Immunoreactive and bioactive inhibin, and three inhibin/activin subunit mRNAs ( G, B, ...
Myeloma Bone Disease (2010)
by G. David Roodman
Activin is a novel cytokine up-regulated in MM patients with advanced bone disease. It has a dual activity on bone remodeling, both stimulating OC differentiation and inhibiting OB formation. Activin can be targeted by a chimeric antibody ...
by Philippa Melamed, Nancy Sherwood
Activin is a dimeric growth factor belonging to the transforming growth factor (TGF-) superfamily. Since its first identification and purification in 1986, activin and its related proteins have been firmly established as important regulators of ...
The Pituitary (2010)
by Shlomo Melmed
Activin is a potent inducer of FSHb transcription. Intracellular signaling molecules SMAD2, 3 and 4 have all been shown to mediate ...
by J.A. Carver-Wa, J.M.G. Hollanders
subunit Activin glycoprotein; hetero- Leydig cells stimulation of ...
by John M. Lackie
activin Dimeric growth factors of the TGFβ family with growth and differentiation-promoting effects on a range of cell ...
A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)
by John Lackie
activin A dimeric growth factor composed of *inhibin [3 subunits, closely related to other *transforming growth factors (TGFB). The two isoforms of inhibin [3 give rise to ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
activin. n. a protein complex ...
Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
They include TGF-B, activin, > inhibin, > bone morphogenic protein (BMP), and Miillerian-inhibiting substance and control, among others, important biological functions such as embryonic development, cell growth and cell differentiation, ...
by Evelyn B. Kelly Ph.D.
gene, officially known as the “activin A receptor, type 1” gene, is the cause of FOP.
by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine
Activin, a grape seed-derived proanthocyanidin extract, reduces plasma levels of oxidative stress and adhesion molecules (ICAM-1, VCAM-1 and E- selectin) ...
by Paul Singleton
activin A protein, present in gonadal tissues, which is used e.g. in culture media for the maintenance of (human) ...
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