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Dynorphins (Dynorphin) Summary

Description: A class of opioid peptides including dynorphin A, dynorphin B, and smaller fragments of these peptides. Dynorphins prefer kappa-opioid receptors (RECEPTORS, OPIOID, KAPPA) and have been shown to play a role as central nervous system transmitters.

Also Known As: Dynorphin; Dynorphin (1-17); Dynorphin A; Dynorphin A (1-17)

Networked: 598 relevant articles (18 outcomes, 60 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Dynorphins is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 93 results
  2. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results
  3. Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (PNS Diseases) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  4. Seizures (Seizure) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 40 results
  5. Spinal Cord Injuries (Spinal Cord Injury) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 33 results
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Drugs Related to Dynorphins

  1. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  2. kappa Opioid Receptors (kappa Opioid Receptor)
  3. Morphine (MS Contin)
  4. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  5. Leucine Enkephalin
  6. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl)
  7. Dizocilpine Maleate (Dizocilpine)
  8. Immune Sera (Antisera)
  9. (trans)-Isomer 3,4- Dichloro- N- methyl- N- (2- (1- pyrrolidinyl)- cyclohexyl)- benzeneacetamide
  10. Scopolamine (Hyoscine)
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Therapies Related to Dynorphins

  1. Ligation
  2. Analgesia
  3. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
  4. Spinal Injections
  5. Injections
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