Family

Inhibin, alpha subunit subgroup (IPR017175)

Short name: Inhibin_asu_subgr

Family relationships

Description

Inhibins and activins are glycoproteins, secreted by the gonads, that belong to the transforming growth factor beta family [PMID: 2417121]. They participate in differentiation and growth of diverse cell types. Inhibin inhibits secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone by the pituitary [PMID: 3016724].

This group represents an Inhibin alpha subunit.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
PIRSF