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Bradykinin

"Bradykinin" 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 nonapeptide messenger that is enzymatically produced from KALLIDIN in the blood where it is a potent but short-lived agent of arteriolar dilation and increased capillary permeability. Bradykinin is also released from MAST CELLS during asthma attacks, from gut walls as a gastrointestinal vasodilator, from damaged tissues as a pain signal, and may be a neurotransmitter.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bradykinin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bradykinin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 140 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 1998
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