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Enkephalins Summary

Description: One of the three major families of endogenous opioid peptides. The enkephalins are pentapeptides that are widespread in the central and peripheral nervous systems and in the adrenal medulla.

Also Known As: Enkephalin

Networked: 931 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 94 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Enkephalins is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 141 results
  2. Ganglion Cysts (Ganglion) : 1 outcome 8 studies in 60 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 54 results
  4. Seizures (Seizure) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 66 results
  5. Ischemia : 1 outcome 3 studies in 24 results
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Drugs Related to Enkephalins

  1. Opioid Peptides (Opioid Peptide)
  2. Leucine-2-Alanine Enkephalin (Enkephalin, Leucine 2 Alanine)
  3. Morphine (MS Contin)
  4. Opioid Receptors (Opioid Receptor)
  5. delta Opioid Receptors (delta Opioid Receptor)
  6. Ala(2)-MePhe(4)-Gly(5)- Enkephalin (DAGO)
  7. mu Opioid Receptors (mu Opioid Receptor)
  8. D-Penicillamine (2,5)- Enkephalin
  9. Naloxone (Narcan)
  10. Endorphins
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Therapies Related to Enkephalins

  1. Ligation
  2. Adrenalectomy
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Electroacupuncture
  5. Resuscitation
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