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Descriptor English: Neuropeptides
Descriptor Spanish: Neuropéptidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Neuropeptídeos
Descriptor French: Neuropeptides
Entry term(s): Neuropeptide
Tree number(s): D12.644.400
D12.776.631.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009479
Scope note: Peptides released by NEURONS as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
Related: Receptors, Neuropeptide MeSH
DeCS ID: 19260
Unique ID: D009479
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/11
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Neuropeptides - Preferred
Concept UI M0014748
Scope note Peptides released by NEURONS as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells.
Preferred term Neuropeptides
Entry term(s) Neuropeptide



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