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Neuropeptide/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Neuropeptide.
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Parent topics

  • Brain [r]: The core unit of a central nervous system. [e]
  • Peptide [r]: Compound containing two or more amino acids linked by a peptide bond, called dipeptide, tripeptide, etc., depending on the number of amino acids present. [e]
  • Neuron [r]: An excitable cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses. [e]


Other related topics

  • Hunger [r]: Localized subjective sensation, caused by emptiness and a resulting hypermotility of the stomach. [e]
  • Magnocellular neurosecretory cell [r]: Large neuroendocrine neuron in the supraoptic nucleus and paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus that projects to the posterior pituitary gland. [e]
  • Neurotransmitter [r]: A class of chemicals which relay, amplify or modulate electrical signals between a neuron and other cells in the nervous system. [e]
  • Peptide hormone [r]: A class of chemical messengers, secreted into the blood from endocrine cells, that bind to specific receptors expressed on the plasma membrane of target cells. [e]
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone [r]: Hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland, which stimulates production of thyroid hormone from the thyroid gland. [e]
  • Glia [r]: Add brief definition or description