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Category:GO:0005184 ! neuropeptide hormone activity

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DAG for GO:0005184id: GO:0005184

name: neuropeptide hormone activity
namespace: molecular_function
def: "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." [GOC:mah]
subset: goslim_chembl
synonym: "neurohormone" EXACT []
xref: Wikipedia:Neurohormone
is_a: GO:0005179 ! hormone activity


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