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Receptors oxytocin

receptors, oxytocin

cell surface proteins that bind oxytocin with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behaviour of cells. Oxytocin receptors in the uterus and the mammary glands mediate the hormone's stimulation of contraction and milk ejection. The presence of oxytocin and oxytocin receptors in neurons of the brain probably reflects an additional role as a neurotransmitter.

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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... easily detectable in the systemic blood EXCEPT: a. GH b. CRH c. FSH d. Oxytocin e. TSH 2. The Drug Discovery company has developed a compound X that binds and activates TSH receptors with a very high affinity. A 30 year-old XY subject that has been taking very ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
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Re: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?

It looks like the time bomb is a positive feedback loop between oxytocin and prostaglandin F2 (PGF2), initiated in the preovulatory follicle. ... interferes with the PGF2 loop by blocking the genes which code for the receptors of estradiol and oxytocin; there is also suspected to be a protein ...

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by jasonfahy
Mon May 05, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?
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... pleasure , i don't know... I've read that males get 'pleasure' from oxytocin. Dunno about XXs'... May be the same or testosterone :wink: To have ... be done i think... but who will want to undergo/overgo the process with receptors on the body!!! And even if one is ready , how natural would be ...

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by 2810712
Fri Feb 10, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
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