OBO ID: CHEBI:6618
Term Name: Met-enkephalin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • [Met(5)]-enkephalin
  • [Met(5)]enkephalin
  • enkephalin, methionine
  • H-L-Tyr-Gly-Gly-L-Phe-L-Met-OH
  • L-Tyr-Gly-Gly-L-Phe-L-Met
  • L-tyrosylglycylglycyl-L-phenylalanyl-L-methionine
  • Lupex
  • M-ENK
  • MENK
  • MET-enkephalin
  • metencefalina
  • metenkefalin
  • metenkefaline
  • metenkefalinum
  • methionine enkephalin
  • methionine-enkephalin
  • opioid growth factor
  • opioid growth factor (OGF)
  • Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met
  • Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met-OH
Definition: A pentapeptide comprising L-tyrosine, glycine, glycine, L-phenylalanine and L-methionine residues joined in sequence by peptide linkages. It is an endogenous opioid peptide with antitumor, analgesic, and immune-boosting properties.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available