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Neuroendocrine Prostate Abbreviations

AR androgen receptor
APUD amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
CAI carboxyamido-triazole
CCK cholecystokinin
CDK cyclin-dependent kinase
CGRP calcitonin gene-related peptide
EGF epidermal growth factor
EGR early growth response
FAK focal adhesion kinase
GRP gastrin-releasing peptide
GRPR gastrin-releasing peptide receptor
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
IL interleukin
JAK-STAT Janus kinase signal transducers and activators of transcription
LH-RH luteinizing hormone releasing hormone
MAPK mitogen activated protein kinase
MMP matrix metalloprotease
NE neuroendocrine
NEP neutral endopeptidase 24.11
PAM peptidylglycine alpha-amidating monooxygenase
PC prohormone convertase
PI-3 phosphatidylinositol 3
PI-3K phosphatidylinositol 3 kinase
PKA protein kinase A
PKC protein kinase C
PSA prostate specific antigen
PTH parathyroid hormone
PTHrP parathyroid hormone related protein
PTK protein tyrosine kinase
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor
VIP vasoactive intestinal peptide