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beta-Endorphin

"beta-Endorphin" 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 31-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. It acts on OPIOID RECEPTORS and is an analgesic. Its first four amino acids at the N-terminal are identical to the tetrapeptide sequence of METHIONINE ENKEPHALIN and LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "beta-Endorphin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "beta-Endorphin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1996 and 1998
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