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NKNo Kidding
NKNatural Killer (immunology)
NKneck
NKNorth Korea
NKNot Known
NKNogometni Klub (Croatian: Football Club)
NKNinja Kiwi (game developer; New Zealand)
NKNippon Kaiji Kyokai (ship classification society)
NKSpirit Airlines
NKNorth Kitsap
NKNeurokinin
NKNordiska Kompaniet (Swedish department store)
NKNo Keyword
NKNoritsu Koki (Japan)
NKNew York to Key West (routing designation; US Navy)
NKNeuroenergetic Kinesiology
NKNippon Kasei (Nippon Kasei Chemical Co., Ltd. Japan)
NKNaked Killer (Diablo 2/LoD game)
NKNice Kill (gaming)
NKNorth Kanara (Indian district)
NKNaya Kadam (Suriname)
NKNorth Karana (Everquest)
NKNuclear Kill (warhead)
NKNorthern Plains of Karana (Everquest)
NKNewton-Kantorovich Method
NKNice Kicker (online poker)
NKNanokiero Media (Internet company)
References in periodicals archive ?
TAC3/TACR3 mutations reveal preferential activation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone release by neurokinin B in neonatal life followed by reversal in adulthood.
Luger, "Targeting the neurokinin receptor 1 with aprepitant: A novel antipruritic strategy," PLoS ONE, vol.
Substance P binds to neurokinin receptors (NK) in enteric cholinergic secretomotor neurons [49].
Henichart, Novel Potent Substance P and Neurokinin A Receptor Antagonists.
TACs are a family of closely related peptides such as SP, neurokinin A, and neurokinin B, which act as neuropeptides in nonneuronal cells and noninnervated tissues [13].
[41-43] Furthermore, study found that stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity in female rats is estrogen-dependent and mediated through neurokinin (NK1) receptor activation in the colon.
Finally, part three presents three case studies: T-type calcium channel and glycine transporter type 1 inhibitors, bioisosteric replacements for the neurokinin 1 receptor, and neuronal nitric oxide synthase inhibitors.
Mammalian tachykinins comprise a protein family including substance P (SP), neurokinin A (NKA), neurokinin B (NKB), and hemokinin-1 (HK-1).
Another study in patients with psoriasis showed that in noninvolved hairy skin of the arms and on the back chronic stress is associated with an increased number of inflammatory cells expressing neurokinin 1 receptor, most of them being mast cells [37].
Claesson, "Blockage of the neurokinin 1 receptor and capsaicin-induced ablation of the enteric afferent nerves protect SCID mice against T-cell-induced chronic colitis," Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, vol.
Hameed et al., "Increased expression of preprotachykinin-I and neurokinin receptors in human breast cancer cells: implications for bone marrow metastasis," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.