enkephalin

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an endorphin having opiate qualities that occurs in the brain and spinal cord and elsewhere

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By the way, music increases the releasing of various encephalins and endorphins and then reduction of heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate and relaxation occur (10).
Sprik U, Oitzl MS, Ornstein K, Huston JP Spreading depression induced by microinjection of encephalins into the hippocampus and neocortex.