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alpha-Endorphin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
alpha-Endorphin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.327.935.119
D06.472.699.631.525.600.119
D12.644.400.400.935.119
D12.644.400.575.241.039
D12.644.548.365.935.119
D12.644.548.691.525.690.119
D12.776.631.650.405.935.119
D12.776.631.650.575.241.040
Unique ID
D018822
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018822
Scope Note
An endogenous opioid peptide derived from BETA-LIPOTROPIN of the pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) system. It is the 16-amino acid sequence of the N-terminal of BETA-ENDORPHIN and differs from GAMMA-ENDORPHIN by one amino acid (beta-endorphin 1-17).
Entry Term(s)
Endorphin, alpha
beta-Endorphin (1-16)
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
61512-76-3
Previous Indexing
Opioid Peptides (1980-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95; ALPHA-ENDORPHIN was indexed under ENDORPHINS 1980-94
Online Note
use ALPHA-ENDORPHIN (NM) to search ALPHA-ENDORPHIN 1980-94
History Note
95; was ALPHA-ENDORPHIN (NM) 1980-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/03
Revision Date
2015/11/23
alpha-Endorphin Preferred
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