Definitions for "Substance P"
A neuropeptide that activates spinal neurons and enhances their responsiveness to excitatory amino acids, thus facilitating nociception.
A Peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter and is involved in pain perception. go to glossary index
a kind of neurotransmitter, known as a neuropeptide, which serves in particular regions of the brain
Keywords:  nerve, injury, protein, pain, awareness
A protein that stimulates nerve endings at the site of an injury, enhancing the awareness of pain.
A protein substance that stimulates nerve endings at an injury site and within the spinal cord, increasing pain messages.
Keywords:  brain, mood, nausea, vomiting, chemical
a chemical released in the brain that causes nausea and vomiting.
A brain chemical believed to have a role in mood disorders.