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Definition of Neuropeptide
Peptides with direct synaptic effects or indirect modulatory effects on the nervous system. A neuropeptide is a molecule released by neurons as an intercellular neurotransmitter. Alternatively, neuropeptides can be released by non-neuronal cells as hormones. They are endogenous peptides such as endorphins that influence neural activity or functioning.

Neuropeptide is from the group

Protein Organized by Function

Other Names for Neuropeptide



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