Dynorphins

Known as: Dynorphin, Dynorphins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A class of opioid peptides including dynorphin A, dynorphin B, and smaller fragments of these peptides. Dynorphins prefer kappa-opioid receptors… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Kisspeptin is encoded by the Kiss1 gene, and kisspeptin signaling plays a critical role in reproduction. In rodents, kisspeptin… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Kisspeptin is a potent stimulator of GnRH secretion that has been implicated in the feedback actions of ovarian steroids. In ewes… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cAMP response element-binding protein (CREB) is a critical integrator of neural plasticity that is responsive in a brain… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (also called hypocretins) are peptide neurotransmitters expressed in neurons of the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Mice… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Whereas tissue injury increases spinal dynorphin expression, the functional relevance of this upregulation to persistent pain is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The nonopioid actions of spinal dynorphin may promote aspects of abnormal pain after nerve injury. Mechanistic similarities have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Neuropathic pain states are accompanied by increased sensitivity to both noxious and non-noxious sensory stimuli, characterized… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
ALTHOUGH anatomical and neurochemical studies suggest that endogenous opioids act as neurotransmitters1–7, their roles in normal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The stimulus specificity for enhancement of dynorphin gene expression in rat spinal cord was studied by combined measurements of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
In the guinea pig ileum myenteric plexus--longitudinal muscle preparation, dynorphin-(1--13) and the prototypical kappa agonist… (More)
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