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Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

"Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide" 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 highly basic, 28 amino acid neuropeptide released from intestinal mucosa. It has a wide range of biological actions affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory systems and is neuroprotective. It binds special receptors (RECEPTORS, VASOACTIVE INTESTINAL PEPTIDE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 111 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1993
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