"beta-Endorphin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- beta Endorphin
- beta-Endorphin (1-31)
- Endorphin, beta
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