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beta-Endorphin (Endorphin, beta) Summary

Description: A 31-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. It acts on OPIOID RECEPTORS and is an analgesic. Its first four amino acids at the N-terminal are identical to the tetrapeptide sequence of METHIONINE ENKEPHALIN and LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN.

Also Known As: Endorphin, beta; beta-Endorphin (1-31); beta Endorphin

Networked: 1659 relevant articles (49 outcomes, 194 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which beta-Endorphin is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 9 outcomes 34 studies in 284 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 111 results
  3. Migraine Disorders (Migraine) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 25 results
  4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 29 results
  5. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results
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Drugs Related to beta-Endorphin

  1. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
  2. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  3. Naloxone (Narcan)
  4. Neuropeptides
  5. Opioid Peptides (Opioid Peptide)
  6. beta-Lipotropin (Lipotropin)
  7. Insulin (Novolin)
  8. Morphine (MS Contin)
  9. Naltrexone (ReVia)
  10. Cytokines
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Therapies Related to beta-Endorphin

  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  2. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point)
  3. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  4. Resuscitation
  5. Catgut
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