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Dynorphins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dynorphins
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.575.180
D12.776.631.650.575.180
Unique ID
D004399
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004399
Scope Note
A class of opioid peptides including dynorphin A, dynorphin B, and smaller fragments of these peptides. Dynorphins prefer kappa-opioid receptors (RECEPTORS, OPIOID, KAPPA) and have been shown to play a role as central nervous system transmitters.
Entry Term(s)
Dynorphin
Dynorphin (1-17)
Dynorphin A
Dynorphin A (1-17)
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
74913-18-1
Previous Indexing
Endorphins (Jul 1977-1984)
Peptides (1966-Jul 1977)
See Also
Receptors, Opioid, kappa
Public MeSH Note
95; was DYNORPHIN 1985-94
Online Note
use DYNORPHINS to search DYNORPHIN 1985-94
History Note
95; was DYNORPHIN 1985-94
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/05/25
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Dynorphins Preferred
Dynorphin (1-17) Narrower
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