enkephalins

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enkephalins

Peptides in the brain that act as natural painkillers. See endorphins.
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en·keph·a·lins

n., pl. encefalinas, sustancias químicas (polipéptidos) producidas en el cerebro.
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Opioid receptors are physiologically activated by the endogenous neuropeptides [beta]-endorphin, leuenkephalin, met-enkephalin and dynorphin.
The neuropeptide biomarker standards used were angiotensin, leuenkephalin and met-enkephalin.
Figure 3 shows mass chromatograms of leuenkephalin where fast LC conditions were used for more than 100 back-to-back injections, with fresh ultrapure water making up the aqueous mobile phase.