Domain

Somatostatin/Cortistatin, C-terminal (IPR018142)

Short name: Somatostatin/Cortistatin_C

Domain relationships

None.

Description

This entry represents the C-terminal region of somatostatin and cortistatin.

Somatostatin inhibits the release of the pituitary growth hormone, somatotropin and inhibits the release of glucagon and insulin from the pancreas of fasted animals. Cortistatin is a cortical neuropeptide with neuronal depressant and sleep-modulating properties [PMID: 8622767].

GO terms

Biological Process

No terms assigned in this category.

Molecular Function

GO:0005179 hormone activity

Cellular Component

GO:0005576 extracellular region

Contributing signatures

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