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alpha-Endorphin

Known as: Endorphin, alpha, beta-Endorphin (1-16), alpha Endorphin 
An endogenous opioid peptide derived from BETA-LIPOTROPIN of the pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) system. It is the 16-amino acid sequence of the N… Expand
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1986
1986
We have previously demonstrated low levels of immunoreactive (ir)-beta-endorphin (beta-EP) and ir-ACTH in a subpopulation of… Expand
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The role of enkephalins, beta-endorphin, or other neuropeptides produced by the nervous system in the alteration of immune… Expand
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1982
1982
The opioid peptides alpha- and beta-endorphin and [D-Ala2, Met5]enkephalin were investigated for their effect on the… Expand
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1980
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1980
Among 300 surgically removed pituitary adenomas, 17 tumors containing immunoreactive 1-39 adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and/or 19-39… Expand
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1979
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1979
The synthesis and secretion of various intermediate pituitary proteins was studied by using dispersed intermediate pituitary cell… Expand
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1979
1979
Abstract Using immunofluorescence, evidence of a somatostatin (SRIF)-like antigen has been found in the brain and digestive tract… Expand
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1979
1979
Iodinated beta H-[2-D-alanine]endorphin exhibits specific binding to cultured human lymphocytes. The binding is inhibited by low… Expand
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Well-characterized antisera to porcine beta-endorphin were used to localize immunoreactive sites in cryostat sections of… Expand
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1977
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1977
Morphine sulfate (MS) and the opioid peptide beta-endorphin beta-LPH-(61-91) stimulate prolactin and growth hormone release in… Expand
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1977
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1977
1 A method is described for the rapid extraction of opioid peptides from the brain and other tissues. The method is based on acid… Expand
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