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Details for messenger / hormone: thymopoietin

EndoNet ID: ENH00752

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Synonyms

  • TP5
  • thymopoietin-related peptide isoform alpha
  • thymopoietin isoform alpha
  • lamina-associated polypeptide 2, isoform alpha
  • thymopoietin
  • TP
  • splenin

General information

  • Thymopoietin stimulates the differentiation of primitive thymus lymphoid cells (prothymocytes) into mature T cells.
  • Expressed in many tissues, most abundant in adult thymus and fetal liver. [1]

Classification

Hormone function

  • immune response
    • activation

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • genome-encoded

    Composition

    thymopoietin

    Sequence
    PEFLEDPSV LTKDKLKSE LVANNVTLP 
    AGEQRKDVY VQLYLQHLT ARNR

    Links to other resources

    UniProt P42166
    Ensembl ENST00000266732
    • Anatomical structure: thymus

    • Anatomical structure: epithelial_reticular_cell_of_thymus

    Targets

    Cellalpha-bungarotoxin receptor
    No records found.
    Reference