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Corticotropin-releasing hormone: interactions with the immune system.

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Communication between the neuroendocrine and immune systems is crucial to host defence in both health and disease. Stress adversely interferes with the function of the immune system but the mechanism of such stress-induced immunosuppression is not well understood. Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is a 41-amino residue peptide which primarily stimulates ACTH secretion. In addition, CRH integrates a series of responses during the stress response. Over the last few years increasing evidence...

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10.1159/000097184

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Author
Journal:
Neuroimmunomodulation More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
6
Pages:
329-334
Publication date:
1994-01-01
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EISSN:
1423-0216
ISSN:
1021-7401
Language:
English
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uuid:6de7c2c9-aaf4-4a2a-97a2-ebaeb7c57601
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138345
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2012-12-19

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