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ACTH Receptor

Cell Surface Receptors that bind Corticotropin; (ACTH, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone) with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes. Pharmacology suggests there may be multiple ACTH receptors. An ACTH receptor has been cloned and belongs to a subfamily of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors. In addition to the Adrenal Cortex, ACTH receptors are found in the Brain and Immune Systems.