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Descriptor in English: Neuropeptides
Descriptor in Spanish: Neuropéptidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neuropeptídeos
Descriptor in French: Neuropeptides
Entry term(s): Neuropeptide
Tree number(s): D12.644.400
D12.776.631.650
Scope note: Peptides released by NEURONS as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells.
Annotation: GEN 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
History Note: 87
See also the descriptors: Receptors, Neuropeptide MeSH
DeCS UI: 19260
Descriptor UI: D009479
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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