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Descriptor English: Relaxin
Descriptor Spanish: Relaxina
Descriptor Portuguese: Relaxina
Descriptor French: Relaxine
Entry term(s): Relaxin B
Tree number(s): D06.472.334.734.769
D06.472.699.715
D12.644.548.762
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012065
Scope note: A water-soluble polypeptide (molecular weight approximately 8,000) extractable from the corpus luteum of pregnancy. It produces relaxation of the pubic symphysis and dilation of the uterine cervix in certain animal species. Its role in the human pregnant female is uncertain. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 9002-69-1
CAS Type 1 Name: Relaxin
DeCS ID: 12487
Unique ID: D012065
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Relaxin - Preferred
Concept UI M0018751
Scope note A water-soluble polypeptide (molecular weight approximately 8,000) extractable from the corpus luteum of pregnancy. It produces relaxation of the pubic symphysis and dilation of the uterine cervix in certain animal species. Its role in the human pregnant female is uncertain. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Relaxin
Relaxin B - Narrower
Concept UI M0018752
Preferred term Relaxin B



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