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  • noun biochemistry A class of tachykinin oligopeptide of the mammalian central nervous system

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  • The wide variety of drugs in development includes opioid receptor ligands, bradykinin antagonists, mPGES-1 inhibitors, glutamate receptor antagonists, substance P and neurokinin receptor antagonists, norepinephrine transporter inhibitors, P2X2 neuron receptor antagonists and nitric oxide-based analgesics.

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  • Homspera, an analog of the endogenous neurokinin Substance P, has been shown to affect a number of immunological and non-immunological cell types via its receptor-binding activity at the neurokinin-1 receptor (NK-1R), and to have hematopoietic stem cell stimulatory activity as well as immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activity in a number of model systems.

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  • The neurokinin 1 receptor (NK1R), which may be expressed in all human glioblastoma cells, may prove to be an appropriate target for therapies aimed at treating these brain tumors, according to a study led by researchers in the Duke Department of Anesthesiology and the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke.

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  • Very few neurokinin 1 receptor antagonists are in development in the U.S.

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  • FUNCTIONAL WORD (8) tetramine SHIFT (6) ambisextrous, magneto - decorative adj. fluid - diplotene, autodrome mechanic, adj. birdyback adj. dirty colorcaster neurokinin dustoff gravisphere parapolitical, punch-up moonfall adj. skim parakite protoconti -

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