urocortin 1   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 919

Abbreviated name: UCN
Comment: The human UCN sequence differs from mouse and rat sequences at residues 2 and 4 representing asparagine and serine respectively.
Species: Human
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1. Dautzenberg FM, Gutknecht E, Van der Linden I, Olivares-Reyes JA, Dürrenberger F, Hauger RL. (2004)
Cell type specific calcium signaling by corticotropin-releasing factor type 1 (CRF1) and 2a (CRF2(a)) receptors: Gq coupling in human embryonic kidney 293 but not SK-N-MC neuroblastoma cells.
Biochem Pharmacol, 68: 1833-1844. [PMID:15450949]
2. Dautzenberg FM, Py-Lang G, Higelin J, Fischer C, Wright MB, Huber G. (2001)
Different binding modes of amphibian and human corticotropin-releasing factor type 1 and type 2 receptors: evidence for evolutionary differences.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 296 (1): 113-20. [PMID:11123370]
3. Donaldson CJ, Sutton SW, Perrin MH, Corrigan AZ, Lewis KA, Rivier JE, Vaughan JM, Vale WW. (1996)
Cloning and characterization of human urocortin.
Endocrinology, 137 (5): 2167-70. [PMID:8612563]