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Receptors, Opioid, mu

"Receptors, Opioid, mu" 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. Mu opioid receptors bind, in decreasing order of affinity, endorphins, dynorphins, met-enkephalin, and leu-enkephalin. They have also been shown to be molecular receptors for morphine.

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