Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 11 - Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue - Review Questions - Page 426: 8


Enkephalins act as natural opiates.

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Enkephalins act as natural opiods . The other molecules have interesting chemical properties: Substance P, like glutamate, transmits pain sensations Somatostatin is a growth hormone Cholescystokinin is a digestive hormone Tachykins are produced at sites of injury. They regulate intestinal motility and dilate blood vessels.
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