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Relaxin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Relaxin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.334.734.769
D06.472.699.715
D12.644.548.762
Unique ID
D012065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012065
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
A water-soluble polypeptide (molecular weight approximately 8,000) extractable from the corpus luteum of pregnancy. It produces relaxation of the pubic symphysis and dilation of the uterine cervix in certain animal species. Its role in the human pregnant female is uncertain. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Relaxin B
Registry Number
9002-69-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Relaxin
NLM Classification #
WP 530
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Relaxin Preferred
Relaxin B Narrower
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