Definition of Dynorphins

1. dynorphin [n] - See also: dynorphin



Medical Definition of Dynorphins

1. A class of opioid peptides including dynorphin a, dynorphin b, and smaller fragments of these peptides. Dynorphins prefer kappa-opioid receptors (receptors, opioid, kappa) and have been shown to play a role as central nervous system transmitters. Chemical name: Dynorphin (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dynorphins

dyne
dynein
dynein atpase
dyneins
dynel
dynels
dyneme
dynemes
dynes
dyno
dynode
dynodes
dynorphin
dynorphin-converting endopeptidase
dynorphins (current term)
dynos
dyon
dyonic
dyons
dyor
dyotropic
dyphylline
dypingite
dypnone
dypnones
dyrosaurid
dyrosaurids
dys-
dys-synchrony

Literary usage of Dynorphins

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1. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"After specific opiate receptors and endogenous opioids (enkephalins, dynorphins, and endorphins) were discovered and first characterized in the ..."

2. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"... Bradykinin Cholecystokinin Corticotropin-releasing factor dynorphins Endothelin Enkephalins Galanin Gonadotropin-releasing hormone Growth hormone Growth ..."

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