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Opioid receptors

opioid receptor

(Science: pharmacology) A membrane protein, widely distributed in animal cells, but especially in the brain (enkephalin receptors) and gut. The natural ligands are the opiate peptide neurotransmitters, but the name is given because opiates are potent agonists that occupy the receptors and mimic the action of the natural transmitters.


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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... in right topic. I used BLAST comparisons semi randomly and found that opioid receptors were at least 20% identical with cannabinoid, thrombin and fatty acid receptors. ...

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