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Peptides

Known as: Peptide, Peptides [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Ghrelin is a 28 amino acid, appetite-stimulating peptide hormone secreted by the food-deprived stomach. Serine-3 of ghrelin is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Myelin-derived axon outgrowth inhibitors, such as Nogo, may account for the lack of axonal regeneration in the central nervous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Proteolytic processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) generates amyloid β (Aβ) peptide, which is thought to be causal for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites are the defining neuropathological characteristics of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The alpha-subunit of the trimeric G-protein complex specific for taste receptor cells of the tongue, alpha-gustducin, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Glutamate, the major excitatory neurotransmitter in brain, is almost exclusively intracellular due to the action of the glutamate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
NMDA receptors play key roles in synaptic plasticity and neuronal development, and may be involved in learning, memory, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The deposition of amyloid beta A4 in the brain is a major pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Amyloid beta A4 is a… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Endothelin is a potent vasoconstrictor/pressor peptide, which we recently characterized from the conditioned culture medium of… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A 28 amino acid peptide with diuretic and natriuretic activity has been purified from rat atrial muscle. The primary structure of… Expand