Met-enkephalin is an endogenous opioid peptide neurotransmitter found naturally in the brains of many animals, including humans. It is one of the two forms of enkephalin; the other is leu-enkephalin. The tyrosine residue at position 1 is thought to be analogous to the 3-hydroxyl group on morphine.
Interaction of the neuropeptide met-enkephalin with zwitterionic and negatively charged bicelles as viewed by (31)P and (2)H solid-state NMR
Jul 01, 2003; ABSTRACT The interaction of the neuropeptide methionine-enkephalin (Menk) with bicelles was investigated by solid-state NMR....