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Receptors, Opioid, kappa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Receptors, Opioid, kappa
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.750.695.620.400
D12.776.543.750.720.600.610.400
D12.776.543.750.750.555.610.400
Unique ID
D017473
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017473
Scope Note
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins which are themselves preferred to enkephalins.
Entry Version
RECEPT OPIOID KAPPA
Entry Term(s)
Opioid Receptors, kappa
Receptors, kappa
Receptors, kappa Opioid
kappa Opioid Receptor
kappa Receptor
kappa Receptors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Receptors, Endorphin (1980-1992)
Public MeSH Note
94; was RECEPTORS, KAPPA 1993; KAPPA RECEPTOR was indexed under RECEPTORS, ENDORPHIN 1980-92
Online Note
use RECEPTORS, OPIOID, KAPPA to search RECEPTORS, KAPPA 1993; use RECEPTORS, OPIOID, KAPPA (NM) to search KAPPA RECEPTOR 1980-92
History Note
94; was RECEPTORS, KAPPA 1993; was KAPPA RECEPTOR (NM) 1980-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Receptors, Opioid, kappa Preferred
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