vasoactive intestinal peptide
Peptide of 28 amino acids, originally isolated from porcine intestine, but later found in the central nervous system where it acts as a neuropeptide, and is released by specific interneurons. May also affect behaviour of cells of the immune system.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • vasoactive intestinal peptide — noun or vasoactive intestinal polypeptide : a protein hormone that consists of a chain of 28 amino acid residues, has been implicated as a neurotransmitter, and has a wide range of physiological activities (as stimulation of secretion by the… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor — protein Name = vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor 1 caption = width = HGNCid = 12694 Symbol = VIPR1 AltSymbols = RDC1, HVR1, VAPC1 EntrezGene = 7433 OMIM = 192321 RefSeq = NM 004624 UniProt = P32241 PDB = ECnumber = Chromosome = 3 Arm = p… …   Wikipedia

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  • vasoactive intestinal polypeptide — n a protein hormone that consists of a chain of 28 amino acid residues, was first isolated from the gut of the pig, has been implicated as a neurotransmitter, and has a wide range of physiological activities (as stimulation of secretion by the… …   Medical dictionary

  • vasoactive intestinal polypeptide — noun see vasoactive intestinal peptide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peptide PHI — (or peptide histidine isoleucine) is a peptide which functions as a hormone.It plays a role in the regulation of prolactin in humans. [cite journal |author=Kulick R, Chaiseha Y, Kang S, Rozenboim I, El Halawani M |title=The relative importance of …   Wikipedia

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