Costorage and coexistence of neuropeptides in the mammalian CNS.

@article{Merighi2002CostorageAC,
  title={Costorage and coexistence of neuropeptides in the mammalian CNS.},
  author={Adalberto Merighi},
  journal={Progress in neurobiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={161-90}
}
The term neuropeptides commonly refers to a relatively large number of biologically active molecules that have been localized to discrete cell populations of central and peripheral neurons. I review here the most important histological and functional findings on neuropeptide distribution in the central nervous system (CNS), in relation to their role in the exchange of information between the nerve cells. Under this perspective, peptide costorage (presence of two or more peptides within the same… CONTINUE READING