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Endocrinology Suggested Readings-Site 15

POMC, Endorphins, and ACTH

  1. Choh Hao Li and David Chung 1976 Isolation and structure of an untriakontapeptide with opiate activity from camel pituitary glands. Biochemistry 73(4):1145-1148.
  2. Nicholas Ling RB and Roger Guillemin 1976 Isolation, primary structure, and synthesis of a-endorphin. Biochemistry 73(11):3942-3946.
  3. Shigetada Nakanishi and AI Toru Kita 1979 Nucleotide sequence of cloned cDNA for bovine corticotropin-B-lipotropin precursor. Nature 278:423-427.
  4. Richard E. Mains and Betty A. Eipper 1980 Biosynthetic studies on ACTH, B-endorphin, and a-melanotropin in the rat. Ann NY Acad Sci 343:95-110.
  5. Walter L. Miller and LK Johnson 1980 Processing of the precursor to corticotropin and B-lipotropin in humans. Biochemistry 77(9):5211-5215.
  6. H. P. J. Bennet and CA Browne 1981 Biosynthesis of phosphorylated forms of corticotropin-related peptides. Biochemistry 78(8):4713-4717.
  7. Daniel L. Kilpatrick, TT Barry, and N Jones 1981 A highly potent 3200-dalton adrenal opoid peptide that contains both a [Met]- and [Leu]enkephalin sequence. Neurobiology 78(5):3265-3268.
  8. Lars-Inge Larsson 1981 Adrenocorticotropin-like and a-melanotropin-like peptides in a subpopulation of human gastrin cell granules: Bioassay, immunoassay, and immunocytochemical evidence. Cell Biology 78(5):2990-2994.
  9. Marc Lauber and PN Hamadi Boussetta 1981 The Mr 80,000 common forms of neurophysin and vasopressin from bovine-like sequences and liberate by proteolysis biologically active corticotropin. Biochemistry 78(10):6086-6090.
  10. Richard E. Mains and Betty A. Eipper 1981 Coordinate, equimolar secretion of smaller peptide products derived from pro-ACTH/endorphin by mouse pituitary tumor cells. The Journal of Cell Biology 89:21-28.
  11. N. G. Seidah and M. Chrétien 1981 Complete amino acid sequence of a human pituitary glycopeptide: An important maturation product of pro-opiomelanocortin. Biochemistry 78(7):4236-4240.
  12. Seppo Leisti and WL Miller 1982 Synthesis of growth hormone, prolactin, and proopiomelanocortin by ovine fetal anterior and neurointermediate lobes. Endocrinology 111(4):1368-1374.
  13. Walter L. Miller SL and Lorin K Johnson 1982 Synthesis of growth hormone, prolactin, and proopiomelanocortin by intact adult ovine pituitary tissue in vitro. Endocrinology 111(4):1358-1367.
  14. Jean L. Marx 1983 Synthesizing the opioid peptides. Science 220:395-397.
  15. Michael A. Bozarth and Roy A. Wise 1984 Anatomically distinct opiate receptor fields mediate reward and physical dependence. Science 224:516-517.
  16. John E. Pintar and BS Schachter 1984 Characterization and localization of proopionelanocortin messenger RNA in the adult rat testis. Science 225:632-634.
  17. Yehuda Shavit and JW Lewis 1984 Opioid peptides mediate the suppressive effect of stress on natural killer cell cytotoxity. Science 223:188-190.
  18. Hugo Lagercrantz and Theodore A. Slotkin 1986 The "stress" of being born. Scientifc American 254(4):100-107.
  19. James W. Findling and WC Engleland 1990 The use of immunoradiometric assay for the measurement of ACTH in human plasma. TEM 1:283-287.
  20. John W. Funder 1990 Target tissue specificity of mineralocorticoids. TEM 1:145-148.
  21. Richard E. Mains and Betty A. Eipper 1990 The tissue-specific processing of pro-ACTH/endorphin: Recent advances and unsolved problems. TEM 1:388-394.
  22. Jeffrey I. Mechanick and Andrea Dunaif 1990 Hirsutism. TEM 1:185-188.
  23. P. M. Stewart and C. R. W. Edwards 1990 Specificity of the mineralocorticoid receptor: Crucial role of 11 B-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase. TEM 1:225-230.
  24. Peter J. Trainer and Michael Besser 1990 Cushing's syndrome: Difficulties in diagnosis. TEM 1:292-295.
  25. James P. Herman and MK Schafer 1992 Rapid regulation of corticotropin-releasing hormone gene transcription in vivo. Molecular Endocrinology 6(7):1061-1069.
  26. Margaret Wong and AJ Krolczyk 1992 The causal relationship between mutations in cAMP-dependent protein kinase and the loss of adrenocorticotropin-regulated adrenocortical functions. Molecular Endocrinology 6(10):1614-1624.

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