"Neurokinin B" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neurokinin B" by people in Profiles.
Migration of guinea pig airway epithelial cells in response to bombesin analogues. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1997 Mar; 16(3):259-66.