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Bombesin

"Bombesin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A tetradecapeptide originally obtained from the skins of toads Bombina bombina and B. variegata. It is also an endogenous neurotransmitter in many animals including mammals. Bombesin affects vascular and other smooth muscle, gastric secretion, and renal circulation and function.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bombesin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bombesin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1990 and 1994 and 2004
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