peptidergic

peptidergic

 [pep″tĭ-der´jik]
of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

pep·ti·der·gic

(pep'ti-der'jik),
Referring to nerve cells or fibers that are believed to use small peptide molecules as their neurotransmitter.
[peptide + G. ergon, work]

peptidergic

/pep·ti·der·gic/ (pep″tĭ-der´jik) of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

peptidergic

[pep′tidur′jik]
using small peptides as neurotransmitters.

peptidergic

An obsolete adjective referring to the then-hypothesised (now confirmed) transmission of neural impulses by small peptides acting as neurotransmitters.

pep·ti·der·gic

(pep'ti-dĕr'jik)
Referring to nerve cells or fibers that are believed to employ small peptide molecules as their neurotransmitter.
[peptide + G. ergon, work]

peptidergic

Of a neuron that releases peptides.

peptidergic

of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

peptidergic neurons
a group of enteric interneurons which contain peptides; the peptides include enkephalins and somatostatins.
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Peptidergic regulation of gastrointestinal motility in rodents.
Zhang and Spergel (2012) found that kisspeptin activates TRPC though cSrc tyrosine kinase activation, which is a novel signaling pathway for peptidergic excitation of GnRH neurons.
Peptidergic signaling in Calanus finmarchicus (Crustacea, Copepoda): in silico identification of putative peptide hormones and their receptors using a de novo assembled transcriptome.
TRPA1, mainly expressed in peptidergic Cfibres including somatosensory and vagal nerves, (65, 66) is characterized by its unique sensitivity to diverse pungent chemicals, including allyl isothiocyanate (AITC), (20, 67) allicin, (68, 69) cinnamaldehyde, (67) caffeine, (70) nicotine, (71)) heavy metals such as [Zn.
Gene expression in aminergic and peptidergic cells during aggression and defeat: relevance to violence, depression and drug abuse.
elegans nervous system contains a single sleep-active sleep-promoting neuron, called RIS, which is GABAergic and peptidergic as is its vertebrate counterpart.
Other studies reported severe loss of catecholaminergic and peptidergic neurons in the retina and the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus (ARC) [3-5].
In this sense, AET seems to modulate projections arising from hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus (mainly, peptidergic hypothalamic preautonomic neurons) that converge to nucleus tractus solitarii [147].
sensitizes peptidergic nociceptors, leading to neuropathic pain with allodynia and hyperalgesia
It has been assessed that catecholaminergic and peptidergic neuronal loss takes place in the retina and hypothalamic arcuate nucleus (ARC) [4-6].
1-4] In collaboration with GHRH and somatostatin, ghrelin may well be the third peptidergic factor involved in GH regulation.
14) suggested that the difference in the mean total PRL level between the SLE group and healthy controls was the result of cytokine-induced PRL stimulation, the peptidergic modulator defect, and a decrease in dopamine metabolism in SLE patients.