Phe-Leu-Arg-Phe-NH2, a tetrapeptide neurotransmitter found in invertebrates that is a member of a diverse family of RF-amide peptides; all members of which share the same C-terminal RF-amide sequence. See also FMRF-amide.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • FMRF-amide — Phe Met Arg Phe NH2, a tetrapeptide neurotransmitter, a member of the same family of RF amide peptides as FLRF amide, sharing the same C terminal RF amide sequence …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • peptide neurotransmitter — Small peptides used as primary or co transmitters in nerve cells, eg. FMRF amide, FLRF amide …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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