ea0050p270 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary | SFEBES2017
, Kaiser William
, Bicknell Anrew
, Gibbins Jon
, Lowry Philip
Nausea/vomiting induced by smoke inhalation is a common phenomenon, possibly explaining why many people who have a naturally strong reaction rarely take up smoking tobacco. The tachykinins are an ancient family of bioactive peptides distinguished by the common C-terminal motif, Phe-X-Gly-Leu-Met-amide. In humans, there are four members: substance P (SP), endokinin (EK) also known as hemokinin (HK), neurokinin A and neurokinin B, which sig...