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proenkephalin

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  • Proenkephalin (PENK), formerly known as proenkephalin A (since proenkephalin B was renamed prodynorphin), is an endogenous opioid polypeptide hormone which, via proteolyic cleavage, produces the enkephalin peptides [Met]enkephalin,
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with pro-
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
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        Meaning of proenkephalin for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "proenkephalin" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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