large neurotensin

Ligand id: 1577

Name: large neurotensin

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
NTS neurotensin Human pro-neurotensin/neuromedin neuromedin N
Synonyms
large NT
Comments
Large neurotensin is a differentially cleaved long peptide derived from pro-neurotensin/neuromedin. This from of the peptide is produced mainly in the adrenals glands [1].