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Receptors, Opioid, kappa

"Receptors, Opioid, kappa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins which are themselves preferred to enkephalins.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Opioid, kappa" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Receptors, Opioid, kappa" was a major or minor topic of these publication.