Metabolic regulation of β-endorphin levels in perspective

  • Neville Marks
  • Abel Lajtha


For a fuller understanding of the metabolism of specific peptides in perspective, it is important to review peptide metabolism in general in the brain—especially protein metabolism, since at any time almost all of the peptide bonds are present in proteins. The level of small peptides is very low in brain.


Free Amino Acid Protein Metabolism Protein Turnover Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone Brain Protein 
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  • Neville Marks
    • 1
  • Abel Lajtha
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeurochemistryRockland Research InstituteWard’s IslandUSA

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