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OBO ID: GO:0005184
Term Name: neuropeptide hormone activity Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • neurohormone
Definition: The action characteristic of a neuropeptide hormone, any peptide hormone that acts in the central nervous system. A neuropeptide is any of several types of molecules found in brain tissue, composed of short chains of amino acids; they include endorphins, enkephalins, vasopressin, and others. They are often localized in axon terminals at synapses and are classified as putative neurotransmitters, although some are also hormones.
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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