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Neurotensin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neurotensin
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.550
D12.776.631.650.550
Unique ID
D009496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009496
Annotation
a neurotransmitter isolated from the hypothalamus; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
A biologically active tridecapeptide isolated from the hypothalamus. It has been shown to induce hypotension in the rat, to stimulate contraction of guinea pig ileum and rat uterus, and to cause relaxation of rat duodenum. There is also evidence that it acts as both a peripheral and a central nervous system neurotransmitter.
Registry Number
39379-15-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Neurotensin
NLM Classification #
WL 104
Previous Indexing
Kinins (1966-1977)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1977)
Peptides (1966-1977)
See Also
Receptors, Neurotensin
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/23
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Neurotensin Preferred
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