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Gastrin-releasing peptide

Bombesin, Gastrin-Releasing Peptide, GRP
This gene encodes a member of the bombesin-like family of gastrin-releasing peptides. Its preproprotein, following cleavage of a signal peptide, is further processed to produce either the 27 aa gastrin-releasing peptide or the 10 aa neuromedin C. These smaller peptides regulate numerous functions of the gastrointestinal and central nervous systems, including release of gastrointestinal hormones, smooth muscle cell contraction, and epithelial cell proliferation. These peptides are also likely to play a role in human cancers of the lung, colon, stomach, pancreas, breast, and prostate. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: Gastrin, gastrin-releasing peptide receptor, CAN, ACID, V1a
Papers using Bombesin antibodies
The retention signal for soluble proteins of the endoplasmic reticulum.
Abraham Edathara, In PLoS ONE, 1989
... Monoclonal anti-GRP-78 was from BD Biosciences (Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA) ...
Papers on Bombesin
Biochemical Pharmacology of the Sigma-1 Receptor.
Ruoho et al., Madison, United States. In Mol Pharmacol, 11 Dec 2015
Some client protein chaperone functions and interactions with the co chaperone GRP-78 (BIP) involve the C-terminus.
In Vivo Evaluation of a Bombesin Analogue Labeled with Ga-68 and Co-55/57.
Thisgaard et al., Odense, Denmark. In Mol Imaging Biol, 11 Dec 2015
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to apply an analogue of bombesin, NOTA-AMBA, labeled with Co-55 or Ga-68, for preclinical imaging of prostate cancer.
Brain regional differences in social encounter-induced Fos expression in male and female rats after post-weaning social isolation.
Bland et al., Denver, United States. In Brain Res, 09 Dec 2015
We have previously reported that the social encounter-induced increases in Fos expression in the medial prefrontal cortex observed in group-housed controls (GRP) was attenuated in rats that had experienced PSI.
STAT3-dependent reactive astrogliosis in the spinal dorsal horn underlies chronic itch.
Tsuda et al., Fukuoka, Japan. In Nat Med, Aug 2015
Mice with atopic dermatitis exhibited an increase in scratching elicited by intrathecal administration of the itch-inducer gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP), and this enhancement was normalized by suppressing STAT3-mediated reactive astrogliosis.
Bombesin-like peptides and their receptors: recent findings in pharmacology and physiology.
Qin et al., Changsha, China. In Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes, Feb 2015
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To highlight the research progress of roles of bombesin-like peptides and their receptors in pharmacology and physiology.
Gastrointestinal peptides and itch sensation.
Weber, Boston, United States. In Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes, Feb 2015
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To highlight the most recent advances regarding gastrointestinal peptides and their relation to chronic itch, with focus on gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP), substance P, and their respective receptors.
Trinitrotoluene Induces Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Apoptosis in HePG2 Cells.
Wu et al., Harbin, China. In Med Sci Monit, Dec 2014
Western blotting was performed to detect intracellular ERS-related proteins, including glucose-regulated protein (GRP) 78, GRP94, Caspase 4, p-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK), and C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP).
Transmission of pruriceptive signals.
Hoon et al., Bethesda, United States. In Handb Exp Pharmacol, Dec 2014
Current data reveal that DRG neurons and spinal cord cells use a remarkably selective set of transmitters to convey pruritic information from the periphery to the brain: glutamate and Nppb are released from primary itch-sensory cells; these molecules activate secondary spinal cord pruriceptive-specific neurons, which in turn utilize Grp to activate tertiary pruriceptive-selective neurons.
Search for an Endogenous Bombesin-Like Receptor 3 (BRS-3) Ligand Using Parabiotic Mice.
Reitman et al., Bethesda, United States. In Plos One, Dec 2014
UNASSIGNED: Bombesin-like receptor 3 (BRS-3) is an X-linked G protein-coupled receptor involved in the regulation of energy homeostasis.
[Spinal gastrin-releasing peptide system mediates sexual function of males: advances in studies].
Liu et al., In Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue, Jun 2014
A collection of neurons in the upper lumbar spinal cord (lumbar segments 3 and 4) of male rats project to the lower lumbar spinal cord (lumbar segments 5 and 6) and release a gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP) to the somatic and autonomic regions, which are known to regulate male sexual reflexes.
Insect prophenoloxidase: the view beyond immunity.
Ling et al., Shanghai, China. In Front Physiol, 2013
The insect PPO activation pathway incorporates several important proteins, including pattern-recognition receptors (PGRP, β GRP, and C-type lectins), serine proteases, and serine protease inhibitors (serpins).
Characteristics and clinical validity of two immunoassays for ProGRP.
Paus et al., Oslo, Norway. In Tumour Biol, 2012
Data indicate that progastrin-releasing peptide (proGRP) assays with both time-resolved immunofluorometric assay (TR-IFMA) and Advanced Life Science Institute (ALSI) ELISA showed good clinical validity.
The TGFβ receptor-interacting protein km23-1/DYNLRB1 plays an adaptor role in TGFβ1 autoinduction via its association with Ras.
Mulder et al., Penn Hills, United States. In J Biol Chem, 2012
km23-1 is required for TGFbeta1 autoinduction through Smad2-independent Ras/ERK/JNK pathways
Correlations between serial pro-gastrin-releasing peptide and neuron-specific enolase levels, and the radiological response to treatment and survival of patients with small-cell lung cancer.
Yamamoto et al., Shizuoka, Japan. In Lung Cancer, 2012
Percent changes in serum ProGRP showed better correlation to the sum of the tumor diameters (SOD) and prognostic impact than that of NSE.
Expression of gastrin-releasing peptide is increased by prolonged stretch of human myometrium, and antagonists of its receptor inhibit contractility.
Smith et al., Cambridge, United Kingdom. In J Physiol, 2012
Tonic stretch of human myometrium increases contractility and stimulates the expression of a known smooth muscle stimulatory agonist, GRP. GRP receptor antagonists attenuate the effect of stretch.
Chk1 and Wee1 kinases coordinate DNA replication, chromosome condensation, and anaphase entry.
Sullivan et al., Santa Cruz, United States. In Mol Biol Cell, 2012
Relationships between DNA replication, chromosome condensation, and anaphase entry are mediated by the cell cycle kinases Grp (Chk1) and dWee1 (Wee1).
Unidirectional cross-activation of GRPR by MOR1D uncouples itch and analgesia induced by opioids.
Chen et al., Saint Louis, United States. In Cell, 2011
MOR1D heterodimerizes with gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (GRPR) in the spinal cord, relaying itch information.
Phase I study of Navitoclax (ABT-263), a novel Bcl-2 family inhibitor, in patients with small-cell lung cancer and other solid tumors.
Rudin et al., Boston, United States. In J Clin Oncol, 2011
Pro-gastrin releasing peptide (pro-GRP) was identified as a surrogate marker of Bcl-2 amplification and changes correlated with changes in tumor volume.
Regulation of energy homeostasis by bombesin receptor subtype-3: selective receptor agonists for the treatment of obesity.
Reitman et al., Rahway, United States. In Cell Metab, 2010
Bombesin receptor subtype 3 (BRS-3) is a G protein coupled receptor whose natural ligand is unknown.
The forkhead protein Foxj1 specifies node-like cilia in Xenopus and zebrafish embryos.
Kintner et al., San Diego, United States. In Nat Genet, 2008
We show that the cilia that underlie left-right patterning on the Xenopus gastrocoel roof plate (GRP) and zebrafish Kupffer's vesicle are severely shortened or fail to form in Foxj1 morphants.
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