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Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.317.950
D06.472.699.952
D12.644.400.875
D12.644.548.952
D12.776.631.650.875
Unique ID
D014660
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014660
Scope Note
A highly basic, 28 amino acid neuropeptide released from intestinal mucosa. It has a wide range of biological actions affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory systems and is neuroprotective. It binds special receptors (RECEPTORS, VASOACTIVE INTESTINAL PEPTIDE).
Entry Term(s)
VIP (Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide)
Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide
Vasointestinal Peptide
Pharm Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Neuroprotective Agents
Registry Number
37221-79-7
CAS Type 1 Name
His-Ser-Asp-Ala-Val-Phe-Thr-Asp-Asn-Tyr-Thr-Arg-Leu-Arg-Lys-Gln-Met-Ala-Val-Lys-Lys-Tyr-Leu-Asn-Ser-Ile-Leu-Asn
NLM Classification #
WK 170
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Hormones (1974-1976)
Peptides (1974-1976)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under GASTROINTESTINAL HORMONES 1977-83
History Note
84(77); was see under GASTROINTESTINAL HORMONES 1977-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/13
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Preferred
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