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Malin Hedengran Faulds, Chunyan Zhao, Karin Dahlman-Wright and Jan-Åke Gustafsson

Comparative Neurology 294 76 – 95 . doi:10.1002/cne.902940107 . Simonian SX Herbison AE 1997 Differential expression of estrogen receptor alpha and beta immunoreactivity by oxytocin neurons of rat paraventricular nucleus . Journal of

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Anne-Marie O'Carroll, Stephen J Lolait, Louise E Harris and George R Pope

Introduction G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are activated by a plethora of molecules including neuropeptides, polypeptide hormones and non-peptides such as biogenic amines, lipids, nucleotides and ions. They are classically composed of seven

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Makoto Kawasaki, Tatsushi Onaka, Masamitsu Nakazato, Jun Saito, Takashi Mera, Hirofumi Hashimoto, Hiroaki Fujihara, Nobukazu Okimoto, Hideo Ohnishi, Toshitaka Nakamura and Yoichi Ueta

is identical to that of the 23 residues of the N-terminal in NPW30 ( Shimomura et al. 2002 ). These neuropeptides were discovered as endogenous ligands of G protein-coupled orphan receptors, GPR7 and GPR8, which were originally identified by the

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Anna Z Szóstek, António M Galvão, Graça M Ferreira-Dias and Dariusz J Skarzynski

cells . Cell 93 705 – 716 . ( doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(00)81433-6 ) Uenoyama Y Hattori S Miyake M Okuda K 1997 Up-regulation of oxytocin receptors in porcine endometrium by adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate . Biology of Reproduction 57 723 – 728

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Riccardo Dore, Luka Levata, Sogol Gachkar, Olaf Jöhren, Jens Mittag, Hendrik Lehnert and Carla Schulz

with an oxytocin receptor antagonist . American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 298 R1642 – R1647 . ( doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00804.2009 ) 10.1152/ajpregu.00804.2009) Yosten GL Samson WK 2014

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Araceli Morales, Miriam Gonzalez, Raquel Marin, Mario Diaz and Rafael Alonso

receptors (ER) at different levels of the above-mentioned system and induces both excitatory and inhibitory effects on GnRH secretion ( Fink 2000 ). In spite of the sustained idea denying the presence of ERs in GnRH neurons, it is now being accepted that

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Femke L Groeneweg, Henk Karst, E Ron de Kloet and Marian Joëls

questions. Where in the brain do these rapid effects take place? Which receptors and pathways are involved in these effects? What are the functional consequences for cognition and neuroendocrine control? And, importantly, how are these rapid corticosteroid

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Dóra Zelena, Ágnes Domokos, Subodh Kumar Jain, Ryan Jankord and Ludmila Filaretova

al . 1993 ). The structurally related other nonapeptide oxytocin, is another possible candidate which can act also on V1b receptors ( Schlosser et al . 1994 ). In our recent study, we have established that although oxytocin mRNA level is elevated in

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Helen L Jeanes, Caroline Tabor, Darcey Black, Antwan Ederveen and Gillian A Gray

–reperfusion injury in ovariectomised rats ( Squadrito et al . 1997 , Jeanes et al . 2007 ). There are two known oestrogen receptors (ERs), ERα and ERβ. The receptors are members of the steroid hormone receptor family with distinct tissue distribution and

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Melyssa R Bratton, James W Antoon, Bich N Duong, Daniel E Frigo, Syreeta Tilghman, Bridgette M Collins-Burow, Steven Elliott, Yan Tang, Lilia I Melnik, Ling Lai, Jawed Alam, Barbara S Beckman, Steven M Hill, Brian G Rowan, John A McLachlan and Matthew E Burow

Kar LD 2004 Estrogen reduces serotonin-1A receptor-mediated oxytocin release and Galpha(i/o/z) proteins in the hypothalamus of ovariectomized rats . Neuroendocrinology 80 31 – 41 . doi:10.1159/000080795 . Dufourny B Alblas J van