TABLE 4

Summary of the distribution of KISS1R mRNA in human compiled from various studies

TissueOhtaki et al. (2001)Muir et al. (2001)Kotani et al. (2001)Clements et al. (2001)
Adrenal glandN.D.N.D.N.D.
Brain++N.D.++++
    AmygdalaN.D.++++++++N.D.
    Caudate nucleusN.D.+++++++N.D.
    CerebellumN.D.++++++
    Cerebral cortexN.D.N.D.N.D.+++
    Cingulate gyrusN.D.++++N.D.N.D.
    Corpus callosumN.D.N.D.++N.D.
    Globus pallidusN.D.+++N.D.N.D.
    HippocampusN.D.+++++++++
    HypothalamusN.D.+++N.D.N.D.
    Locus ceruleusN.D.+++N.D.N.D.
    Medial frontal gyrusN.D.++N.D.N.D.
    Medulla oblongataN.D.+++N.D.+++
    Nucleus accumbensN.D.+++++N.D.N.D.
    Parahippocampal nucleusN.D.+++N.D.N.D.
    PutamenN.D.+++N.D.+++
    StriatumN.D.++N.D.N.D.
    Substantia nigraN.D.+++++++N.D.
    Superior frontal gyrusN.D.+++N.D.N.D.
    ThalamusN.D.++++++++
Breast+N.D.N.D.N.D.
Bone marrow+N.D.N.D.N.D.
Colon+N.D.N.D.
Heart+N.D.++++
Fetal brainN.D.N.D.++N.D.
Fetal liverN.D.N.D.++N.D.
Kidney+N.D.++++
LiverN.D.N.D.+++
Lung+N.D.++
Lymph node++N.D.N.D.N.D.
Ovary+N.D.N.D.N.D.
Pancreas+++++N.D.+++++N.D.
Peripheral blood leukocyte++N.D.N.D.+
PituitaryN.D.N.D.+++++N.D.
Placenta++++N.D.++++++++
Prostate+N.D.N.D.N.D.
Spinal cordN.D.++++++++
Skeletal muscleN.D.+++
Small intestine+N.D.N.D.
Spleen++N.D.++
Testis++N.D.+N.D.
Thymus+N.D.++
Tonsil+N.D.N.D.N.D.
StomachN.D.N.D.+N.D.
  • N.D., tissue not included in the study; −, expression not detected as; + to +++++, levels of expression graded from low expression to high.