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Neurokinin A MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neurokinin A
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.812.900.500
D12.644.400.800.500
D12.644.456.800.500
D12.776.467.812.900.500
D12.776.631.650.800.500
D23.469.050.375.850.550
D23.529.812.900.500
Unique ID
D015288
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015288
Scope Note
A mammalian neuropeptide of 10 amino acids that belongs to the tachykinin family. It is similar in structure and action to SUBSTANCE P and NEUROKININ B with the ability to excite neurons, dilate blood vessels, and contract smooth muscles, such as those in the BRONCHI.
Entry Term(s)
Neurokinin alpha
Neuromedin L
Substance K
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
86933-74-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Kassinin, 1-de-L-aspartic acid-2-de-L-valine-3-L-histidine-5-L-threonine-7-L-serine-
Previous Indexing
Kinins (1980-1988)
Neuropeptides (1987-1988)
Oligopeptides (1980-1986)
See Also
Receptors, Neurokinin-2
Public MeSH Note
94; was SUBSTANCE K 1989-93; NEUROKININ A was see SUBSTANCE K 1989-93
Online Note
use NEUROKININ A to search SUBSTANCE K 1989-93
History Note
94; was SUBSTANCE K 1989-93; NEUROKININ A was see SUBSTANCE K 1989-93
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/24
Revision Date
2015/11/24
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