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Neurochemical Journal

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 334–338 | Cite as

Structure-function classification of regulatory peptides: What should be included for minimum understanding by a wide variety of neurochemists, neurophysiologists, and senior and post-graduate students

  • I. P. Ashmarin
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Abstract

This paper includes proposals for the so-called minimum structure-function classifications of regulatory peptides (RPs) for neurophysiologists and neurochemists and for senior and post-graduate students specializing in the area of neurochemistry and neurophysiology. It is suggested that such classifications should be updated every year on the basis of modern data on RPs and the comments of scientists and high school teachers.

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regulatory peptides classification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Ashmarin
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  1. 1.Moscow State UniversityVorob’evy gory, MoscowRussia

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