By Choh Hao Li
Organized into 9 chapters, this quantity starts off with an summary of the structure–activity courting of β-endorphin (β-EP) by way of artificial technique. this article then explores the proteinases desirous about the new release of opioid peptides, together with β-EP from β-lipotropin (β-LPH). different chapters evaluate the biosynthesis of β-EP and view intimately the opiate receptor. This booklet discusses besides the anatomy of β-EP-containing constructions in pituitary and mind. the ultimate bankruptcy provides a dialogue at the old facets of opiate–peptide discoveries, fairly within the box of narcotic antagonists.
This ebook is a invaluable source for chemists, biologists, endocrinologists, physicians, and neurobiologists.
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