The Prevention of Preterm Labour - Corticotropin Releasing Hormone Type 1 Receptors as a Target for Drug Design and Development

Author(s): P. A. Keller, K. Kirkwood, J. Morgan, S. Westcott, A. McCluskey

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 4 , 2003

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The role of the corticotropin releasing hormone in the onset of labour and the subsequent medicinal chemistry implications of CRH antagonists for the prevention of premature birth, and identification of the CRH type 1 receptor as the target for this drug design, are reviewed here.

Keywords: Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH),, premature birth, antagonists

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Year: 2003
Published on: 01 March, 2012
Page: [295 - 303]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1389557033488105
Price: $65

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