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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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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The role of enkephalins, beta-endorphin, or other neuropeptides produced by the nervous system in the alteration of immune… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The opioid peptides alpha- and beta-endorphin and [D-Ala2, Met5]enkephalin were investigated for their effect on the… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Treatment of lymphocytes with inducers of interferon alpha (IFN-alpha) results in the production of corticotropin (ACTH) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Iodinated beta H-[2-D-alanine]endorphin exhibits specific binding to cultured human lymphocytes. The binding is inhibited by low… Expand
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The synthesis and secretion of various intermediate pituitary proteins was studied by using dispersed intermediate pituitary cell… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Well-characterized antisera to porcine beta-endorphin were used to localize immunoreactive sites in cryostat sections of… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Morphine sulfate (MS) and the opioid peptide beta-endorphin beta-LPH-(61-91) stimulate prolactin and growth hormone release in… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Microinjection of the C-fragment (also called beta-endorphin), which is amino acid sequence 61-91 of the endogenous pituitary… Expand