Talk:Beta-Endorphin

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β-Endorphin (also known as beta-endorphin) is an endogenous opioid neuropeptide.

Chemistry

β-Endorphin is a peptide of such amino acid sequence: Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met-Thr-Ser-Glu-Lys-Ser-Gln-Thr-Pro-Leu-Val-Thr-Leu-Phe-Lys-Asn-Ala-Ile-Ile-Lys-Asn-Ala-Tyr-Lys-Lys-Gly-Glu.[1]

Pharmacology

β-Endorphin binds to μ-opioid and δ-opioid receptors with high affinity and to κ-opioid receptors at a lower affinity.[2]

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