Opioid peptides, CRF, and urocortin in cerebrospinal fluid-contacting neurons in Xenopus laevis

Marinella Calle, Ilse E.W.M. Claassen, Jan G. Veening, Tamas Kozicz, Eric W. Roubos, Henk P. Barendregt

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Abstract

The presence of the opioids, β-endorphin, met-enkephalin, and endomorphin, and of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and the CRF family member, urocortin (Ucn), is described in cerebrospinal fluid-contacting neurons in the brain of the amphibian, Xenopus laevis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-252
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1040
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

Keywords

  • CRF
  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Opioids
  • Urocortin
  • Xenopus laevis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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