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Methionine Enkephalin Summary

Description: One of the endogenous pentapeptides with morphine-like activity. It differs from LEU-ENKEPHALIN by the amino acid METHIONINE in 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, Methionine; 5-Methionine Enkephalin; Met(5)-Enkephalin; Met-Enkephalin; 5 Methionine Enkephalin Show All >>

Networked: 539 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 62 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Methionine Enkephalin is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 70 results
  2. Infection : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 48 results
  4. Cluster Headache (Cluster Headaches) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results
  5. Leukemia : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Methionine Enkephalin

  1. beta-Endorphin (Endorphin, beta)
  2. Leucine Enkephalin
  3. Peptides
  4. Morphine (MS Contin)
  5. Catecholamines
  6. preproenkephalin
  7. Leucine (L-Leucine)
  8. Interferons
  9. Substance P
  10. Enkephalins
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Therapies Related to Methionine Enkephalin

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Electroacupuncture
  3. Epidural Analgesia
  4. Pneumonectomy (Lung Volume Reduction)
  5. Anesthesia
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