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Inhbb  -  inhibin beta-B

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: Activin beta-B chain, Inhibin beta B chain
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Anatomical context of Inhbb


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  • In this model, a 5.0-fold increase in inhibin-alpha mRNA levels, similar to that found in intact animals, was detected 5 days after EDS administration, but the rise in inhibin-betaB levels was partially delayed [3].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Inhbb


  1. Localization and cellular sources of activins in normal and fibrotic rat liver. De Bleser, P.J., Niki, T., Xu, G., Rogiers, V., Geerts, A. Hepatology (1997) [Pubmed]
  2. Transcriptional regulation of inhibin beta B messenger ribonucleic acid levels in TM.4 or primary rat Sertoli cells by 8-bromo-cyclic adenosine monophosphate. Najmabadi, H., Rosenberg, L.A., Yuan, Q.X., Reyaz, G., Bhasin, S. Mol. Endocrinol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  3. The pattern of inhibin/activin alpha- and betaB-subunit messenger ribonucleic acid expression in rat testis after selective Leydig cell destruction by ethylene dimethane sulfonate. Tena-Sempere, M., Kero, J., Rannikko, A., Yan, W., Huhtaniemi, I. Endocrinology (1999) [Pubmed]
  4. Sex difference in the action of activin-A on cell proliferation of differentiating rat gonad. Kaipia, A., Toppari, J., Huhtaniemi, I., Paranko, J. Endocrinology (1994) [Pubmed]
  5. Immunostainable inhibin subunits are in multiple types of testicular cells. Shaha, C., Morris, P.L., Chen, C.L., Vale, W., Bardin, C.W. Endocrinology (1989) [Pubmed]
  6. Expression of inhibin beta A and beta B, follistatin and activin-A receptor messenger ribonucleic acids in the rat seminiferous epithelium. Kaipia, A., Penttilä, T.L., Shimasaki, S., Ling, N., Parvinen, M., Toppari, J. Endocrinology (1992) [Pubmed]
  7. Regulation of inhibin beta chains and follistatin mRNA levels during rat hepatocyte growth induced by the peroxisome proliferator di-n-butyl phthalate. Kobayashi, T., Niimi, S., Fukuoka, M., Hayakawa, T. Biol. Pharm. Bull. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Pachytene spermatocytes in co-culture inhibit rat Sertoli cell synthesis of inhibin beta B-subunit and inhibin B but not the inhibin alpha-subunit. Clifton, R.J., O'Donnell, L., Robertson, D.M. J. Endocrinol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Effects of FSH and testosterone on highly purified rat Sertoli cells: inhibin alpha-subunit mRNA expression and inhibin secretion are enhanced by FSH but not by testosterone. Toebosch, A.M., Robertson, D.M., Klaij, I.A., de Jong, F.H., Grootegoed, J.A. J. Endocrinol. (1989) [Pubmed]
  10. Possible involvement of inhibin in altered follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) secretion during dissociated luteinizing hormone (LH) and FSH release: unilateral castration and experimental cryptorchidism. Rivier, C., Meunier, H., Roberts, V., Vale, W. Biol. Reprod. (1989) [Pubmed]
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