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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Urocortins

    Neuropeptides of about 40 amino acids which are structurally similar to CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING FACTOR. Unlike CRF acting primarily through type 1 CRF RECEPTORS, urocortins signal preferentially through type 2 CRF receptors. Urocortins have wide tissue distribution from fish to mammals, and diverse functions. In mammals, urocortins can suppress food intake, delays gastric emptying, and decreases heat-induced edema.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urocortins in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urocortins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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