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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.
Supplier
Abraham Edathara, In PLoS ONE, 1989
... Monoclonal anti-GRP-78 was from BD Biosciences (Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA) ...
Papers on Bombesin
Intradermal endothelin-1 excites bombesin-responsive superficial dorsal horn neurons in the mouse.
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Carstens et al., San Francisco, United States. In J Neurophysiol, 26 Sep 2015
We presently used electrophysiological methods to investigate if mouse superficial dorsal horn neurons respond to intradermal (id) injection of ET-1, and if ET-1-sensitive neurons additionally respond to other pruritic and algesic stimuli or spinal superfusion of bombesin, a homolog of gastrin releasing peptide (GRP) that excites spinal itch-signaling neurons.
Localization of Proteins to the 1,2-Propanediol Utilization Microcompartment by Non-native Signal Sequences Is Mediated by a Common Hydrophobic Motif.
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Tullman-Ercek et al., Berkeley, United States. In J Biol Chem, 17 Sep 2015
We found that the N-terminal sequences from the ethanolamine utilization (Eut) and glycyl radical-generating protein (Grp) MCPs are able to target reporter proteins to the 1,2-propanediol utilization (Pdu) MCP, mediated by a conserved hydrophobic residue motif.
Zerumbone, a ginger sesquiterpene, induces apoptosis and autophagy in human hormone-refractory prostate cancers through tubulin binding and crosstalk between endoplasmic reticulum stress and mitochondrial insult.
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Guh et al., Taipei, Taiwan. In Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol, 06 Sep 2015
Zerumbone induced mitochondrial damage and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress as evidenced by the loss of mitochondrial membrane potential and upregulation of GRP-78 and CHOP/GADD153 expression.
The dysregulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress response in acute-on-chronic liver failure patients caused by acute exacerbation of chronic hepatitis B.
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Duan et al., Beijing, China. In J Viral Hepat, 31 Aug 2015
Among the three pathways of unfolded protein responses, the PKR-like ER kinase and inositol-requiring enzyme 1 signalling pathway were activated in CHB subjects and inactivated in AoCLF subjects, while the activating transcription factor 6 signalling pathway was sustained in the activated form during the progression of AoCLF; the expression of glucose-regulated protein (Grp)78 and Grp94 was gradually decreased in AoCLF subjects compared to healthy individuals and CHB subjects, showing a negative correlation with serum ALT, AST and TBIL; moreover, the ER stress-related apoptosis molecules were activated in the progression of acute exacerbation of CHB.
STAT3-dependent reactive astrogliosis in the spinal dorsal horn underlies chronic itch.
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Impact
Tsuda et al., Fukuoka, Japan. In Nat Med, 31 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.
Transmission of pruriceptive signals.
Review
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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.
Hormone and Receptor Candidates for Target and Biotherapy of Neuroendocrine Tumors.
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Ferone et al., Rotterdam, Netherlands. In Front Horm Res, Dec 2014
receptors for GLP-1, CCK, GRP, secretin and dopamine) can be expressed at a high density in NETs.
[Spinal gastrin-releasing peptide system mediates sexual function of males: advances in studies].
Review
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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.
Expression and function of gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP) in normal and cancerous urological tissues.
Review
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Baldwin et al., Melbourne, Australia. In Bju Int, Mar 2014
Gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP) acts as an important regulatory peptide in several normal physiological processes and as a growth factor in certain cancers.
Insect prophenoloxidase: the view beyond immunity.
Review
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).
Receptor binding peptides for target-selective delivery of nanoparticles encapsulated drugs.
Review
Tesauro et al., Napoli, Italy. In Int J Nanomedicine, 2013
The most studied targeting membrane receptors are considered: somatostatin receptors; cholecystokinin receptors; receptors associated with the Bombesin like peptides family; luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone receptors; and neurotensin receptors.
Characteristics and clinical validity of two immunoassays for ProGRP.
GeneRIF
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.
GeneRIF
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.
GeneRIF
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.
GeneRIF
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.
GeneRIF
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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