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

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.
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Fragile X mental retardation protein is required for programmed cell death and clearance of developmentally-transient peptidergic neurons.
Peptidergic neurons (S1-positive) form at the base of the anterolateral arms during larval arm resorption and may be involved in metamorphosis (Cisternas and Byrne, 2003).
However, sustained repetitive activation finally resulted in inhibition of inflammation as well as nociceptive responses through desensitization of nociceptive peptidergic sensory neurons (40).
Professor Jekely, the lead researcher of the study, believes that a peptidergic signaling system allows a very high complexity of the behavioural organisation.
Acquisition of cholinergic and peptidergic properties by sympathetic innervation of rat sweat glands requires interaction with normal target.
[6] Cerebroprotein hydrolysate (CH) is a unique neurotrophic peptidergic mixture produced by standardised enzymatic breakdown of lipid-free porcine brain proteins.
Livnat, "Nordarenergic and peptidergic innervation of lymphoid tissue," Journal of Immunology, vol.
Irradiated skin can be linked to altered lymph flow, dysfunctional neuroimmune signaling due to reduction in peptidergic nerve fibers.
And the sensory neuron could regulate MC3T3-E1 cells through exocytosis of glutamate and substance P, and it was confirmed that the peptidergic neurons were involved in this process [43].
Burnstock, "Progressive changes in adrenergic, serotonergic, and peptidergic nerves in proximal colon of streptozotocin-diabetic rats," Gastroenterology, vol.
Munoz, "Chromogranin A, a soluble synaptic vesicle protein, is found in cortical neurons other than previously defined peptidergic neurons in the human neocortex," Brain Research, vol.