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beta-Endorphin

"beta-Endorphin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A 31-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. It acts on OPIOID RECEPTORS and is an analgesic. Its first four amino acids at the N-terminal are identical to the tetrapeptide sequence of METHIONINE ENKEPHALIN and LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "beta-Endorphin" by people in this website by year, and whether "beta-Endorphin" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1982 and 1987 and 1994
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