What is relaxin?

  • (noun): Hormone secreted by the corpus luteum during the last days of pregnancy; relaxes the pelvic ligaments and prepares the uterus for labor.

Relaxin

Relaxin is a protein hormone first described in 1926 by Frederick Hisaw.

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Relaxin - See Also
... Relaxin family peptide hormones Insulin/IGF/Relaxin family Relaxin-3 Relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 1 ...
Pelvic Girdle Pain - Mechanism - Relaxin Hormone
... Relaxin is a hormone produced mainly by the corpus luteum of the ovary and breast, in both pregnant and non-pregnant females ... The body produces relaxin during menstruation that rises to a peak within approximately 14 days of ovulation and then declines ... In pregnant cycles, rather than subsiding, relaxin secretion continues to rise during the first trimester and then again in the final weeks ...
Relaxin/insulin-like Family Peptide Receptor 1 - See Also
... Relaxin family peptide hormones Insulin/IGF/Relaxin family Relaxin-3 Relaxin receptor ...
Rhodopsin-like Receptors - Classes - Subfamily A5
... B4 receptor (LTB4R, P2Y7) Leukotriene B4 receptor 2 (LTB4R2) Relaxin receptor IPR008112 Relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 1 (RXFP1, LGR7) Relaxin/insulin-like family peptide ...
Charlie Parker On Dial - Track Listing - Disc 2
... Cool Blues" – 311 "Cool Blues" – 254 "Relaxin' at Camarillo" – 310 "Relaxin' at Camarillo" – 309 "Relaxin' at Camarillo" – 304 "Relaxin' at Camarillo" – 302 "Cheer ...