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Keyword - Neuropeptide (KW-0527)

Definition

Peptides released by neurons as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells. They have direct synaptic effects (peptide neurotransmitters) or indirect modulatory effects on the nervous system (peptide neuromodulators).

Category

Molecular function

Gene Ontology

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GOi

neuropeptide signaling pathway [ GO:0007218 ]

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Molecular functionNeuropeptide
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