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Vasoactive intestinal peptide

vasoactive intestinal peptide

(Science: gastroenterology, protein) 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.

Acronym: VIP


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