OBO ID: GO:0017045
Term Name: corticotropin-releasing hormone activity Search Ontology:
  • adrenocorticotropin-releasing hormone
Definition: The action characteristic of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), any of a number of peptides released by the mammalian hypothalamus into the hypophyseal-portal circulation in response to neural and/or chemical stimuli. Upon receptor binding, CRH increases the rate of corticotropin secretion by the anterior pituitary. 0198506732
Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available