Leu-enkephalin


Leu-enkephalin

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IUPACName=(2R)-2- [(2R)-2- [2- [2- [(2R)-2-amino-3-
(4-hydroxyphenyl)propanoyl] amino] acetyl]
amino] acetyl] amino] -3-phenylpropanoyl]
amino] -4-methylpentanoic acid
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Section1= Chembox Identifiers
CASNo=58822-25-6
PubChem=10415290
SMILES=CC(C)C [C@H] (C(=O)O)NC(=O) [C@@H] (CC1=CC=CC=C1)
NC(=O)CNC(=O)CNC(=O) [C@@H] (CC2=CC=C(C=C2)O)N

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Formula= C28H37N5O7
MolarMass=555.62268 g/mol
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Leu-enkephalin is an endogenous opioid peptide neurotransmitter found naturally in the brains of many animals, including humans. It is one of the two forms of enkephalin; the other is met-enkephalin. The tyrosine residue at position 1 is thought to be analogous to the 3-hydroxyl group on morphine.


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  • Leu-Enkephalin — Preproenkephalin A Kalottenmodell von Met Enkephalin nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leu enkephalin — /looh/, (sometimes l.c.) See under enkephalin. Also, Leu enkephalin. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Leu enkephalin — /looh/, (sometimes l.c.) See under enkephalin. Also, Leu enkephalin. [1975 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leu-enkephalin — Leu en·keph·a·lin .lü en kef ə lən n LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN Each boldface word in the list below is a chiefly British variant of the word to its right in small capitals. leukaemia LEUKEMIA leukaemic LEUKEMIC leukaemid LEUKEMID leukaemogen LEUKEMOGEN… …   Medical dictionary

  • Leu-Enkephalin — Leu En|ke|pha|lin ↑ Enkephalin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leu enkephalin — A natural peptide neurotransmitter; see enkephalins …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Enkephalin — Preproenkephalin A Kalottenmodell von Met Enkephalin nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Enkephalin — protein Name=proenkephalin caption= width= HGNCid=8831 Symbol=PENK AltSymbols= EntrezGene=5179 OMIM=131330 RefSeq=NM 006211 UniProt=P01210 PDB= ECnumber= Chromosome=8 Arm=q Band=23 LocusSupplementaryData= q24An enkephalin is a pentapeptide… …   Wikipedia

  • enkephalin — /en kef euh lin/, n. Biochem. either of two pentapeptides that bind to morphine receptors in the central nervous system and have opioid properties of relatively short duration; one pentapeptide (Met enkephalin) has the amino acid sequence Tyr Gly …   Universalium

  • enkephalin — en·keph·a·lin in kef ə lən, (.)lin n either of two pentapeptides with opiate and analgesic activity that occur naturally in the brain and have a marked affinity for opiate receptors: a) LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN b) METHIONINE ENKEPHALIN compare… …   Medical dictionary


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