Neurokinins | definition of neurokinins by Medical dictionary
A class of neuropeptides with vasoactive and bronchospastic properties.
[neuro- + kinin]
Neuropeptides with vasoactive and bronchospastic properties.
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Toxin A also elicits the production of various cytokines and neurokinins
, the biological reactants, which are believed to be playing an important role in pathogenesis (90).
Manipulation of neurokinin receptors may have a downstream effect on serotonergic and noradrenergic transmission," said Dr.
The compound is highly selective for the subpopulation of neurokinin receptors (NK-1) that correspond to substance P.