neurotensin


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neurotensin

 [noor″o-ten´sin]
a tridecapeptide that induces vasodilation and hypotension; present in the brain and intestine and postulated to be a neurotransmitter.

neu·ro·ten·sin

(nū'rō-ten'sin), [MIM*162650]
A 13-aminoacyl peptide neurotransmitter found in synapsomes in the hypothalamus, amygdala, basal ganglia, and dorsal gray matter of the spinal cord; plays a role in pain perception but its analgesic effects are not blocked by opioid antagonists; it also affects pituitary hormone release and gastrointestinal function.

neurotensin

/neu·ro·ten·sin/ (-ten´sin) a tridecapeptide found in small intestine and brain tissue; it induces vasodilation and hypotension, and in the brain it is a neurotransmitter.

neurotensin

[-ten′sin]
a peptide neurotransmitter found in various parts of the brain. It is involved in vasodilation, hypotension, and pain perception.

neu·ro·ten·sin

(nūr'ō-ten'sin)
A 13-amino acid peptide neurotransmitter found in synapsomes in the hypothalamus, amygdala, basal ganglia, and dorsal gray matter of the spinal cord.

neu·ro·ten·sin

(nū'rō-ten'sin) [MIM*162650]
A 13-amino acid peptide neurotransmitter in synapsomes in the hypothalamus, amygdala, basal ganglia, and dorsal gray matter of the spinal cord.

neurotensin (nŏŏ´ōten´sin),

n a 13-amino acid peptide neurotransmitter found in synapsomes in the hypothalamus, amygdala, basal ganglia, and dorsal gray matter of the spinal cord; it plays a role in pain perception. It also affects pituitary hormone release and gastrointestinal function.

neurotensin

a tridecapeptide which induces vasodilatation and hypotension; present in human brain tissue and postulated to be a neurotransmitter.
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Using the same stimulation on different points he discovered a significant increase in Neurotensin, a natural neuroleptic and anti-nocioceptic.
Conversely, several hypothalamic factors stimulate prolactin release from the anterior pituitary, including thyrotropin-releasing hormone, vasoactive intestinal peptide, oxytocin, [beta]-endorphin, neurotensin, substance P, serotonin, and prostaglandins.
It is implicated in the cleavage of glucagon, enkephalins, substance P, neurotensin, oxytocin, bradykinin, and amyloid [beta].
9] For instance, cholecystokinin secreting cells, motilin secreting M cells, and neurotensin secreting N cells are found in the small intestine, but are absent in the large intestine.
Neurotensin receptor 1 overexpression in inflammatory bowel diseases and colitis-associated neoplasia.
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The test detects the release of the satiety hormone neurotensin and can be applied to all female individuals, regardless of genetic predispositions.
11) Injections of neurotensin into the VTA have no effect on mean arterial pressure and heart rate but significantly potentiated the pressor response to intravenous administration of vasopressin.
Sortilin has been known as a non-G-protein coupled Neurotensin Receptor 3 (NTR3) which serves as a scavenger receptor to eliminate neurotensin (NT) from the extracellular fluid by endocytosis and triggers its degradation.
Sortilin, also known as neurotensin receptor 3 [85], is a multifunctional type I transmembrane glycoprotein with striking structural similarities to Man-6-PR (and other transport proteins such as vacuolar sorting protein Vps10p).
Anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and behavior studies have found ample evidence for the connection between the neurotensin (NT) and DA systems.