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(Science: pharmacology) A remedy containing or derived from opium, also any drug that induces sleep.

Naturally occuring basic (alkaloid) molecules with a complex fused ring structure. Have high pharmacological activity.

See: morphine.

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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... similarly to drugs that lower concentration of fats in blood. For example several lipid lowering drugs listed in Wikipedia mention muscle pains. Opiates cause constipation and inhibited gag reflex but during withdrawals vomiting and defecating become much likelier. Possible that this is also ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
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Views: 11273

Anyone experience runner's high?

... of dopamine to schizophrenia, low levels of GABA to anxiety, etc. Among the many neurotransmitters produced in the brain are endorphins, natural opiates that increase pleasure and reduce pain (opium, morphine, and heroine mimic the effects of endorphins). Endorphins are produced during times ...

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by tomkkk
Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone experience runner's high?
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

The closest thing I can relate it to from my own experience is probably opiates. But there is also more to it. The spine tingling sensations that I get from the sound which I cannot relate to opiates. I find it hard to believe no one else has ever had physical ...

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Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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The Fiber Disease

... buprenorphine, cannabinoids, cocaine, cocaine metabolites, fentanyl, lysergic acid diethylamide, methadone, nicotine, nicotine metabolites, opiates and phencyclidine. and 10. The method according to claim 1, wherein the imprinting molecule is selected from the group consisting of acetaminophen, ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Sonic reflexes

... a different way to what you aimed for. Perhaps if you do a little research, maybe there is something linked with shouting and the release of brain opiates or something like that. I don't really know for sure, I haven't studied it in detail. mmmm........A search in the Wikipedia gives no page on ...

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by ragav.payne
Sun Sep 24, 2006 11:53 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sonic reflexes
Replies: 21
Views: 13381
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