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the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet

second in order of importance

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preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product

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In these individuals, food triggers the release of dopamine and beta-endorphin within the nucleus accumbens and ventral tegmental area.
Characterization of the effects of acute ethanol administration on the release of beta-endorphin peptides by the rat hypothalamus.
Study of Nonpathogenic Strains of Francisella, Brucella, and Yersinia as Producers of Recombinant Beta-Endorphin," Biull Eksp Biol Med, June 1994.
Continuous subcutaneous administration of high-dose salmon calcitonin in bone metastasis: pain control and beta-endorphin plasma levels.
Similarly, the induction of beta-endorphin by the sun also depends on p53.
Second, because alcohol increases the turnover of norepinephrine and dopamine as well as the production of beta-endorphin in the hypothalamus, and because it stimulates increased transmission of the nerve transmission inhibitor GABA, it generally impairs our judgment.
So now beta-endorphin joins the cohort of neuro-messengers such as the earlier discussed serotonin, both theorized to be involved in mood regulation and in pain transmission.
Jin HO, Zhou L, Lee K, et al: Inhibition of acid secretion by electrical acupuncture is mediated via beta-endorphin and somatostatin.
over 8 days) increased the level beta-endorphin in rat blood plasma and the content of leu-enkephalin in myocardial tissue.
Grooming is said to stimulate the release of beta-endorphin, making the action seem relaxing.
Beta-endorphin release produces a general feeling of well-being that reinforces the desire to drink.
Ben is one of 33 people in the world with congenital insensitivity to pain, thought to be caused by a lack of beta-endorphin which controls pain.