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Beta-Endorphin. Synthesis and radioreceptor-binding activity of the ostrich hormone.

Authors
  • Yamashiro, D
  • Hammonds, R G Jr
  • Li, C H
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of peptide & protein research
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1982
Volume
19
Issue
3
Pages
251–253
Identifiers
PMID: 6288586
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ostrich beta-endorphin has been synthesized by the solid-phase method. Opiate activity in a radioreceptor binding assay is about seven times that of human beta-endorphin. Structural differences within positions 6-15 account for the increased binding potency.

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