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Definitions of U50488

  1. A non- peptide, kappa- opioid receptor agonist which has also been found to stimulate the release of adrenocorticotropin ( CORTICOTROPIN) via the release of hypothalmic arginine vasopressin ( ARGIPRESSIN) and CORTICOTROPIN- RELEASING HORMONE. ( From J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1997; 280( 1): 416- 21)
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