Title : Deficit in beta-endorphin peptide and tendency to alcohol abuse.

Pub. Date : 2005 Apr

PMID : 15752586






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1 Consumption of alcohol results in an increase in beta-endorphin level in those regions of the human brain, which are associated with a reward system. Alcohols proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens
2 However, it has also been observed that habitual alcohol consumption leads to a beta-endorphin deficiency. Alcohols proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens
3 The plasma level of beta-endorphin in subjects genetically at high risk of excessive alcohol consumption shows lower basal activity of this peptide. Alcohols proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens