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Structure and signalling pathways of kinin receptors



Structure and signalling pathways of kinin receptors



Andrologia 35(1): 17-23



Kinins are peptide hormones that transmit their biological effects via G protein-coupled receptors. They are generated by kallikrein-mediated proteolysis of their precursors, the kininogens. Kinins have been implicated in the regulation of blood pressure, pain sensation and cell growth. Interestingly, all components of the kallikrein-kinin system have also been localized in testis.

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Accession: 004330058

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PMID: 12558525

DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0272.2003.00533.x


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