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amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another

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Endogenous opioid peptides and the control of the menstrual cycle.
Modulation by endogenous opioid peptides of the secretion of LHRH from cockerel (Gallus domesticus) mediobasal hypothalamic tissue.
Endogenous opioid peptides, such as beta-endorphin and enkephalin, function to inhibit pain and they are also the 'feel good' substances that are released following high levels of exercise or love.
Furthermore, there is evidence of an interaction between endogenous opioid peptides and the dopaminergic mesocorticolimbic system in behavioral responses to stress.