Medical Definition of Vasoactive intestinal peptide

1. Peptide of 28 amino acids, originally isolated from porcine intestine, but later found in the central nervous system where it acts as a neuropeptide and is released by specific interneurons. May also affect behaviour of cells of the immune system. Acronym: VIP (05 Jan 1998)



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