Definitions of C Fragment Endorphin

  1.   A peptide consisting of amino acid sequence 61 91 of the endogenous pituitary hormone BETA LIPOTROPIN The first four amino acids show a common tetrapeptide sequence with METHIONINE and LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN The compound shows opiate like activity Injection of beta endorphin induces a profound analgesia of the whole body for several hours This action is reversed after administration of naloxone