Comparative analysis of neurotropic activity of exorphines, derivatives of dietary proteins

The effects of wheat gluten fragments, hemoglobin, and milk β-caseins (exorphine C, hemorphine-6, and β-casomorphine-7) on nociceptive sensitivity and behavior were studied in albino rats. Hemorphine-6 and exorphine C induced hyperalgesia and increased anxiety; β-casomorphine-7 decreased anxiety and nociceptive sensitivity. All peptides partially decreased… CONTINUE READING