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Descriptor English: Activins
Descriptor Spanish: Activinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ativinas
Descriptor French: Activines
Entry term(s): Activin
FSH Releasing Protein
FSH-Releasing Protein
Protein, FSH-Releasing
Tree number(s): D06.472.334.500
D06.472.699.009
D12.644.548.009
D12.776.395.022
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
DE drug effects
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
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
DeCS ID: 36063
Unique ID: D028341
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Activins - Preferred
Concept UI M0150466
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.
Preferred term Activins
Entry term(s) Activin
FSH Releasing Protein
FSH-Releasing Protein
Protein, FSH-Releasing



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