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A neuropeptide of 29-30 amino acids depending on the species. Galanin is widely distributed throughout the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and INTESTINES. There are various subtypes of GALANIN RECEPTORS implicating roles of galanin in regulating FOOD INTAKE; pain perception; memory; and other neuroendocrine functions.

Year introduced: 1996 (1984)

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Tree Number(s): D12.644.400.250, D12.776.631.650.250

MeSH Unique ID: D019004

Registry Number: 88813-36-9

Entry Terms:

  • Galanin (1-29)
  • Galanin (1-30)

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