(redirected from enkephalin)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
It seems likely that our enkephalin findings in rats mean that this neurotransmitter may drive some forms of overconsumption and addiction in people.
Enkephalin is an endorphin with similar properties to opium.
In vitro effects of a synethetic enkephalin analogue (D-Met2,Pro5)-enkephalinamide on the hypothalamus-pituitary--testis function in rats.
Activation of the pain control system increases the concentration of beta endorphin, enkephalin, serotonin and norepinephrine levels in the brain tissue and plasma, thus creating an analgesic effect, as well as many others.
The Phase II study has been designed to evaluate NP2 Enkephalin for the treatment of severe and chronic cancer pain.
The enkephalin response in human tooth pulp to orthodontic force.
if the putamen is stained immunocytochemically with enkephalin one can observe that this compound will be concentrated in the areas where the striosomes are, which is around the striosomes periphery [8].
In animal studies, the HSV vector containing the preproenkephalin gene produced enkephalin, which provided a continuous analgesic effect.
Ultrastructural localization of enkephalin and u-opioid receptors in the rat ventral tegmental area.
Tears include a powerful hormone, leucine enkephalin, which regulates pain and other hormones which regulate stress.
Effects of chronic lithium on enkephalin systems and pain responsiveness.