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Opioid Receptor

Known as: Opiate Receptors, Opioids--Receptors, Receptors, Opioid 
Cell membrane proteins that bind opioids and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. The endogenous ligands for opioid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Opium is one of the world’s oldest drugs, and its derivatives morphine and codeine are among the most used clinical drugs to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The effects of the active ingredient of Cannabis, Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta9-THC), and of the highly addictive drug… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE ORL1 receptor, an orphan receptor whose human1and murine2á¤-8 complementary DNAs have recently been characterized… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
The cloning of the opioid receptors has profoundly affected our understanding of opioid-receptor expression, regulation and… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Selective PCR amplification of human and mouse genomic DNAs with oligonucleotides encoding highly conserved regions of the… Expand
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
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Opiate drugs have potent analgesic and addictive properties. These drugs interact with receptors that also mediate the response… Expand
Review
1988
Review
1988
Abstract There is a wide body of evidence to suggest the existence of at least three distinct opioid receptor types in the CNS… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Enkephalin, a natural ligand for opiate receptors is composed of the pentapeptides H–Tyr–Gly–Gly–Phe–Met–OH and H–Tyr–Gly–Gly–Phe… Expand