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Endorphins

"Endorphins" 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.

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One of the three major groups of endogenous opioid peptides. They are large peptides derived from the PRO-OPIOMELANOCORTIN precursor. The known members of this group are alpha-, beta-, and gamma-endorphin. The term endorphin is also sometimes used to refer to all opioid peptides, but the narrower sense is used here; OPIOID PEPTIDES is used for the broader group.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endorphins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Endorphins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1981
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