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Norepinephrine

"Norepinephrine" 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.

Precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and is a widespread central and autonomic neurotransmitter. Norepinephrine is the principal transmitter of most postganglionic sympathetic fibers and of the diffuse projection system in the brain arising from the locus ceruleus. It is also found in plants and is used pharmacologically as a sympathomimetic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Norepinephrine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Norepinephrine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 401 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2002
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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.