Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
"Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A highly basic, 28 amino acid neuropeptide released from intestinal mucosa. It has a wide range of biological actions affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory systems and is neuroprotective. It binds special receptors (RECEPTORS, VASOACTIVE INTESTINAL PEPTIDE).
|Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
- Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
- Intestinal Peptide, Vasoactive
- Peptide, Vasoactive Intestinal
- Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide
- Intestinal Polypeptide, Vasoactive
- Polypeptide, Vasoactive Intestinal
- VIP (Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide)
- Vasointestinal Peptide
- Peptide, Vasointestinal
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