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Enkephalin, Leucine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Enkephalin, Leucine
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.575.281.231
D12.776.631.650.575.281.231
Unique ID
D004743
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004743
Scope Note
One of the endogenous pentapeptides with morphine-like activity. It differs from MET-ENKEPHALIN in the LEUCINE at position 5. Its first four amino acid sequence is identical to the tetrapeptide sequence at the N-terminal of BETA-ENDORPHIN.
Entry Version
ENKEPHALIN LEU
Entry Term(s)
5-Leucine Enkephalin
Leu(5)-Enkephalin
Leu-Enkephalin
Leucine Enkephalin
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
58822-25-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Leu
Previous Indexing
Enkephalins (Aug 1977-1982)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-Jul 1977)
Peptides (1966-Jul 1977)
Public MeSH Note
83
History Note
83
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/05/04
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Enkephalin, Leucine Preferred
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