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Urotensins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Urotensins
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.905
D12.644.548.905
D23.469.050.375.925
Unique ID
D014579
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014579
Annotation
antihypertensives; from urophyses of fish; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
Teleost hormones. A family of small peptides isolated from urophyses of bony fishes. They have many different physiological effects, including long-lasting hypotensive activity and have been proposed as antihypertensives. There are at least four different compounds: urotensin I, urotensin II, urotensin III, and urotensin IV.
Entry Term(s)
Urotensin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1978)
Peptides (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PEPTIDES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under PEPTIDES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/09
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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