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Activins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Activins
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.334.500
D06.472.699.009
D12.644.548.009
D12.776.395.022
Unique ID
D028341
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028341
Scope Note
Activins are produced in the pituitary, gonads, and other tissues. By acting locally, they stimulate pituitary FSH secretion and have diverse effects on cell differentiation and embryonic development. Activins are glycoproteins that are hetero- or homodimers of INHIBIN-BETA SUBUNITS.
Entry Term(s)
Activin
FSH-Releasing Protein
Registry Number
104625-48-1
Previous Indexing
Inhibin (1986-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002; ACTIVIN was indexed under INHIBIN 1987-2001
History Note
2002; use ACTIVINS (NM) 1987-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Activins Preferred
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