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Details for messenger / hormone: neuropeptide K

EndoNet ID: ENH00622

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Synonyms

  • neuromedin L
  • substance K
  • PPT
  • Protachykinin-1
  • NPK
  • neuropeptide K
  • TAC1
  • beta-preprotachykinin

General information

  • Tachykinin.
  • NPK is very potent in inducing long lasting bronchoconstriction and hypotension due to vasodilatation. [1]

Classification

Hormone function

  • homeostasis
    • pulmonary control
      • cardiovascular control

      Chemical classification

      • hormone
        • genome-encoded
          • peptide neurotransmitters
            • tachykinins

        Composition

        Sequence
        DADSSIEKQ VALLKALYG HGQISHKRH 
        KTDSFVGLM
        UniProt P20366-1

        Links to other resources

        UniProt P20366
        Ensembl ENST00000319273
        KEGG hsa:6863

          Targets

          Cellneurokinin-2 receptor
          No records found.
          Reference