The tachykinin peptide family.


The tachykinin peptide family certainly represents one of the largest peptide families described in the animal organism. So far, more than 40 tachykinins have been isolated from invertebrate (insects, worms, and molluscs), protochordate, and vertebrate (skin, gastrointestinal tract, peripheral and central nervous system) tissues. Substance P (SP), first… (More)


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@article{Severini2002TheTP, title={The tachykinin peptide family.}, author={C. Severini and Giovanna Improta and Giuliana Falconieri-Erspamer and Severo Salvadori and Vittorio Erspamer}, journal={Pharmacological reviews}, year={2002}, volume={54 2}, pages={285-322} }