Overview

delta sleep-inducing peptide


Related Overviews

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Medicine and Health
  • Science and Mathematics

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A peptide consisting of nine amino acids, extracted from the venous blood of rabbits after putting them to sleep through electrical stimulation of the thalamus. When injected into other rabbits, it induces slow-wave sleep, and when injected into human subjects it has a similar effect. [So called because it induces deep sleep with associated delta waves]

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


Reference entries