- adipokinetic hormone
- s.hormona adipocinética.
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Adipokinetic hormone — ( Akh ) is a short peptide hormone that has been studied in insects. It is a lipid mobilising hormone and is responsible for regulating fuel transport in the haemolymph, for redirecting energy to other processes as required by the insect. Akh was … Wikipedia
adipokinetic hormone — 1. former name for β lipotropin. 2. (in the pl.) lipolytic h s … Medical dictionary
Hormone — A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living,… … Medical dictionary
Crustacean cardioactive peptide — (CCAP) is a highly conserved, amidated cyclic nonapeptide with the primary structure PFCNAFTGC NH2 (ProPheCysAsnAlaPheTyrGlyCys NH2) and a disulfide bridge between Cys3 and Cys9. It is found in crustaceans and insects where it behaves as a… … Wikipedia
Crustacean Cardioactive Peptide — History and structure = CCAP is a highly conserved, amidated cyclic nonapeptide with the primary structure PFCNAFTGC NH2 (ProPheCysAsnAlaPheTyrGlyCys NH2) and a disulfide bridge between Cys3 and Cys9. It is found in crustaceans and insects where… … Wikipedia
lipotropin — (= LPH; lipotropic hormone; adipokinetic hormone) Polypeptide hormone ( b form: 9894D, 91 residues; g form has only residues 1 58 of b ) from the pituitary hypophysis, that is of particular interest because it is the precursor of endorphins,… … Dictionary of molecular biology
adipokinin — An anterior pituitary hormone that causes mobilization of fat from adipose tissue. SYN: adipokinetic hormone. * * * ad·i·po·ki·nin (ad″ĭ po kiґnin) former name for β lipotropin … Medical dictionary
endocrine system — Group of ductless glands that secrete hormones necessary for normal growth and development, reproduction, and homeostasis. The major endocrine glands are the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, islets of Langerhans, adrenals, parathyroids, ovaries … Universalium