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Orexin Receptors

"Orexin Receptors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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G protein-coupled NEUROPEPTIDE RECEPTORS. These proteins have 7-transmembrane domains and are highly conserved across mammals, with 94% amino acid sequence overlap between humans and rats. Orexin-A and -B or hypocretin-1 and -2 neuropeptides produced in the lateral HYPOTHALAMUS promote arousal or wakefulness through orexin receptors.


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