Receptors, Opioid, kappa

Known as: Receptors, kappa, kappa receptors, Receptors, kappa Opioid 
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Stress is a complex human experience having both positive and negative motivational properties. When chronic and uncontrollable… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Previous studies have demonstrated that stress may increase prodynorphin gene expression, and kappa opioid agonists suppress drug… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Salvia divinorum, whose main active ingredient is the neoclerodane diterpene Salvinorin A, is a hallucinogenic plant in the mint… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Selective PCR amplification of human and mouse genomic DNAs with oligonucleotides encoding highly conserved regions of the delta… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mu, delta, and kappa opioid receptors are the three main types of opioid receptors found in the central nervous system (CNS… (More)
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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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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The effect of various drugs on the extracellular concentration of dopamine in two terminal dopaminergic areas, the nucleus… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The kappa opioid agonists are analgesics that seem to be free of undesired morphine-like effects. Their dysphoric actions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The reinforcing properties of various opioid agonists acting preferentially on the kappa and mu opioid receptors were assessed… (More)
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