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Neurokinin B MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neurokinin B
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.812.900.550
D12.644.400.800.550
D12.644.456.800.550
D12.776.467.812.900.550
D12.776.631.650.800.550
D23.469.050.375.850.570
D23.529.812.900.550
Unique ID
D015287
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015287
Scope Note
A mammalian neuropeptide of 10 amino acids that belongs to the tachykinin family. It is similar in structure and action to SUBSTANCE P and NEUROKININ A with the ability to excite neurons, dilate blood vessels, and contract smooth muscles, such as those in the URINARY BLADDER and UTERUS.
Entry Term(s)
Neurokinin beta
Neuromedin K
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
86933-75-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Kassinin, 2-L-methionine-3-L-histidine-4-de-L-lysine-5-de-L-serine-7-L-phenylalanine-
Previous Indexing
Kinins (1983-1988)
Neuropeptides (1987-1988)
Oligopeptides (1983-1986)
See Also
Receptors, Neurokinin-3
Public MeSH Note
2003: see NEUROKININ K (1989-2002)
History Note
2003 (1989)
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/23
Revision Date
2015/11/24
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