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Neurokinin B

"Neurokinin B" 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 mammalian neuropeptide of 10 amino acids that belongs to the tachykinin family. It is similar in structure and action to SUBSTANCE P and NEUROKININ A with the ability to excite neurons, dilate blood vessels, and contract smooth muscles, such as those in the URINARY BLADDER and UTERUS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neurokinin B" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neurokinin B" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2011
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