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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tachykinins

    A family of biologically active peptides sharing a common conserved C-terminal sequence, -Phe-X-Gly-Leu-Met-NH2, where X is either an aromatic or a branched aliphatic amino acid. Members of this family have been found in mammals, amphibians, and mollusks. Tachykinins have diverse pharmacological actions in the central nervous system and the cardiovascular, genitourinary, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems, as well as in glandular tissues. This diversity of activity is due to the existence of three or more subtypes of tachykinin receptors.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tachykinins in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tachykinins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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