Opioid Peptide

Known as: opiate peptide, Peptide, Opioid, Opioid Peptides 
The endogenous peptides with opiate-like activity. The three major classes currently recognized are the ENKEPHALINS, the DYNORPHINS, and the… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The treatment of severe pain with opioids has thus far been limited by their unwanted central side effects. Recent research… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The endogenous opioid system consists of three opioid peptide precursor genes encoding enkephalins (preproenkephalin, Penk… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The human stress response has been characterized, both physiologically and behaviorally, as "fight-or-flight." Although fight-or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Organic anion-transporting polypeptides (Oatps) are a rapidly growing gene family of polyspecific membrane transporters. In rat… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Opioid drugs play important roles in the clinical management of pain, as well as in the development and treatment of drug abuse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Opioids produce analgesia by interacting with local opioid receptors in peripheral inflamed tissue. This study investigated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The mesolimbic dopaminergic system has been implicated in mediating the motivational effects of opioids and other drugs of abuse… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Drugs of abuse are very powerful reinforcers, and even in conditions of limited access (where the organism is not dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
We describe the opioid properties of a tridecapeptide, the sequence of which corresponds to the NH2-terminal sequence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Opioid peptides were assayed by inhibition of 3H-naloxone and 3H-leu-enkephalin binding in brain homogenates and by depression of… (More)
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