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Enkephalins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enkephalins
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.575.281
D12.776.631.650.575.281
Unique ID
D004745
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004745
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
One of the three major families of endogenous opioid peptides. The enkephalins are pentapeptides that are widespread in the central and peripheral nervous systems and in the adrenal medulla.
Entry Term(s)
Enkephalin
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-Jul 1977)
Oligopeptides (1973-Jul 1977)
See Also
Receptors, Opioid
Public MeSH Note
83; was see under ENDORPHINS Aug 1977-82
History Note
83(Aug 77); was see under ENDORPHINS Aug 1977-82
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/16
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Enkephalins Preferred
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