Browsing by Subject "G protein-coupled receptor"
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Desensitisation of the pituitary vasopressin receptor : development of a model system to assess involvement of G protein-coupled receptor kinase 5. (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2008)The hypothalamic peptide arginine vasopressin (AVP) is an important regulator of adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) release from the anterior pituitary. AVP stimulates ACTH secretion from corticotroph cells by activating the ...