Example sentences for: adrenocorticotrophin

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  • LIF and LIFR are functionally expressed in rodent tissues that are central to GC production: the hypothalamus [ 8 ] and pituitary [ 9 10 11 12 ] . LIF works in synergy with corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) in the hypothalamus to increase pituitary pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) and, ultimately, pituitary adrenocorticotrophin hormone (ACTH) [ 9 11 13 14 15 16 ] . LIF also stimulates POMC gene expression directly in the pituitary [ 9 11 15 17 ] . LIF up-regulates pituitary prohormone convertase (PC1).

  • POMC is cleaved post-translationally producing bioactive peptides (adrenocorticotrophin, β-endorphin and α-, β- and γ-melanocyte stimulating hormones) that interact with neurons expressing melanocortin receptors, leading to appetite suppression [ 91 ] . Feeding high fat diets is known to increase Pomc expression [ 92 ] . Herein, FUNG feeding resulted in a 6.0* fold increase in hippocampal Pomc, whereas FISH and the combination diet had smaller, non-statistically significant effects (6.

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