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Neuropeptides

neuropeptides

peptides released by neurons as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells.


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The Fiber Disease

... nerves, which release neuromediators and activate specific receptors on many target cells in the skin. A dense network of sensory nerves releases neuropeptides, thereby modulating inflammation, cell growth, and the immune responses in the skin. Neurotrophic factors, in addition to regulating nerve ...

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by London
Sat Nov 18, 2006 4:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... the release of “proinflammatory” substances from peripheral nerve endings. The Calcitonin-gene-related peptide (CGRP) and substance P (SP) are two neuropeptides that are present in C- and A-fibre afferents and that are released upon stimulation of peripheral nerve endings. CGRP and SP induce pruritus, ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... the release of “proinflammatory” substances from peripheral nerve endings. The Calcitonin-gene-related peptide (CGRP) and substance P (SP) are two neuropeptides that are present in C- and A-fibre afferents and that are released upon stimulation of peripheral nerve endings. CGRP and SP induce pruritus, ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5570962


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