Can modulating corticotropin releasing hormone receptors alter visceral sensitivity?

Fukudo, S.; Saito, K.; Sagami, Y.; Kanazawa, M.
February 2006
Gut;Feb2006, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p146
Academic Journal
Activation of corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) receptor 2 (CRH-R2) reduces visceral sensitivity induced by colorectal distension in conscious rats. This finding is relevant to the increased interest in the potential use of therapeutic agents that act on CRH receptors in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome


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