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Galanin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Galanin
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.400.250
D12.776.631.650.250
Unique ID
D019004
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019004
Scope Note
A neuropeptide of 29-30 amino acids depending on the species. Galanin is widely distributed throughout the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and INTESTINES. There are various subtypes of GALANIN RECEPTORS implicating roles of galanin in regulating FOOD INTAKE; pain perception; memory; and other neuroendocrine functions.
Entry Term(s)
Galanin (1-29)
Galanin (1-30)
Registry Number
88813-36-9
NLM Classification #
WL 104
Previous Indexing
Peptides (1984-1995)
See Also
Receptors, Galanin
Public MeSH Note
1996; GALANIN was indexed under PEPTIDES 1984-1995; GALANIN (1-30) was indexed under PEPTIDE FRAGMENTS & GALANIN 1997-2007
History Note
1996 (1984)
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/24
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Galanin Preferred
Galanin (1-29) Narrower
Galanin (1-30) Narrower
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