Neuropeptides from concept to online database


In the early 1970's the term "neuropeptide" was used for the first time by David de Wied for peptides related to peptide hormones but with non-endocrine biological activity in the brain. This early notion appreciated neuropeptides as a specific class of chemical signals produced by neurons, released in a regulated fashion and acting on other neural cells… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2009.10.015