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Leucine Enkephalin Summary

Description: One of the endogenous pentapeptides with morphine-like activity. It differs from MET-ENKEPHALIN in the LEUCINE at position 5. Its first four amino acid sequence is identical to the tetrapeptide sequence at the N-terminal of BETA-ENDORPHIN.

Also Known As: Enkephalin, Leucine; 5-Leucine Enkephalin; Leu(5)-Enkephalin; Leu-Enkephalin; 5 Leucine Enkephalin Show All >>

Networked: 280 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 25 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Leucine Enkephalin is Relevant

  1. Myocardial Infarction : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 1 outcome in 5 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Mood Disorders (Mood Disorder) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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Drugs Related to Leucine Enkephalin

  1. Methionine Enkephalin
  2. Dynorphins (Dynorphin)
  3. Naloxone (Narcan)
  4. Heroin (Diamorphine)
  5. beta-Endorphin (Endorphin, beta)
  6. Opioid Peptides (Opioid Peptide)
  7. preproenkephalin
  8. Ala(2)-Arg(6)- enkephalin-Leu
  9. Methionine (L-Methionine)
  10. Opioid Receptors (Opioid Receptor)
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Therapies Related to Leucine Enkephalin

  1. Ligation
  2. Electroacupuncture
  3. Injections
  4. Intravenous Infusions
  5. Analgesia
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