vasoactive intestinal peptide
A highly basic, 28 amino acid neuropeptide released from intestinal mucosa. It has a wide range of biological actions affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory systems and is neuroprotective.
- vasointestinal peptide
- vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
- VIP (vasoactive intestinal peptide)
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