RLN2

Summary

Gene Symbol: RLN2
Description: relaxin 2
Alias: RLN1, prorelaxin H2, relaxin 1
Species: Rhesus monkey

Top Publications

  1. Park J, Semyonov J, Chang C, Yi W, Warren W, Hsu S. Origin of INSL3-mediated testicular descent in therian mammals. Genome Res. 2008;18:974-85 pubmed publisher
  2. Weiss G. Relaxin and the control of primate parturition. Ital J Anat Embryol. 2013;118:17-8 pubmed
    ..Relaxin, from early pregnancy, increases endometrial natural killer cells, macrophages and neutrophils, blood flow and arterial number. Hyperrelaxinemia correlates with preterm birth. ..
  3. Goldsmith L. Reproductive tract actions of relaxin in models of human pregnancy. Ital J Anat Embryol. 2013;118:19-20 pubmed
    ..Results from these studies clearly demonstrate that relaxin is an import ant factor in human endometrium which causes accommodation to and maintenance of early pregnancy and uses multiple physiological and biochemical mediators. ..