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Neurotensin

"Neurotensin" 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 biologically active tridecapeptide isolated from the hypothalamus. It has been shown to induce hypotension in the rat, to stimulate contraction of guinea pig ileum and rat uterus, and to cause relaxation of rat duodenum. There is also evidence that it acts as both a peripheral and a central nervous system neurotransmitter.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neurotensin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neurotensin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.