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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… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Stress is most often associated with aversive states. It rapidly induces the release of hormones and neuropeptides including… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Kisspeptin is encoded by the Kiss1 gene, and kisspeptin signaling plays a critical role in reproduction. In rodents, kisspeptin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Stress is a complex human experience having both positive and negative motivational properties. When chronic and uncontrollable… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (also called hypocretins) are peptide neurotransmitters expressed in neurons of the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Mice… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Abstract A random primed expression cDNA library was constructed from the RNA of NG 108-15 cells. Pools of plasmid DNA were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Dynorphin A(1–17), an opioid peptide that is normally present in the hippocampal mossy fiber system, was localized… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The striatum, which is the major component of the basal ganglia in the brain, is regulated in part by dopaminergic input from the… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The neuroanatomical distribution of dynorphin B‐like immunoreactivity (DYN‐B) was studied in the adult male and female albino rat… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
In the guinea pig ileum myenteric plexus--longitudinal muscle preparation, dynorphin-(1--13) and the prototypical kappa agonist… Expand