γ-Endorphin is an opioid peptide that is characterized by the presence of 17 amino acids, only one more than α-endorphin. Similar to other endorphins, research focusing upon γ-endorphin has been ongoing since its discovery in the 1970s. Yet, most of the information about the substance’s exact role within the body is speculation that has yet t...
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<chemical> An endogenous opioid peptide derived from the pro-opiomelanocortin precursor peptide. It differs from alpha-endorphin by one amino acid. ... Chemical name: gamma-Endorphin ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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