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  DAGO



DAGO

   An enkephalin analog that selectively binds to the mu opioid receptor. It is used as a model for drug permeability experiments.

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Enkephalin
One of the endorphins, and the one that predominates in the brain. There are two basic types, methionine and leucine enkephalin.

Analog
In biochemistry, a substance that is similar, but not identical, to another.

Opioid
A peptide, naturally occurring in the brain and elsewhere in the body, the effect of which resembles that of opium or a morphine-like synthetic opiate.

Receptor
A molecule that recognizes a unique hormone. Once that hormone is bound to the receptor, the information carried by the hormone can now exert its biological action.

Model
Reproduction of structures made by pouring plaster or stone into a mold.



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Dahl Salt Resistant Rats
Inbred rats derived from Sprague-Dawley rats and used for the study of salt-dependent hypertension. Salt-sensitive and salt-resistant strains have been selectively bred to show the opposite genetically determined blood pressure responses to excess sodium chloride ingestion.

Dahl Rats, Inbred
Inbred rats derived from Sprague-Dawley rats and used for the study of salt-dependent hypertension. Salt-sensitive and salt-resistant strains have been selectively bred to show the opposite genetically determined blood pressure responses to excess sodium chloride ingestion.

Dahl Rats
Inbred rats derived from Sprague-Dawley rats and used for the study of salt-dependent hypertension. Salt-sensitive and salt-resistant strains have been selectively bred to show the opposite genetically determined blood pressure responses to excess sodium chloride ingestion.

DAGOL
An enkephalin analog that selectively binds to the mu opioid receptor. It is used as a model for drug permeability experiments.

Dahl Hypertensive Rats
Inbred rats derived from Sprague-Dawley rats and used for the study of salt-dependent hypertension. Salt-sensitive and salt-resistant strains have been selectively bred to show the opposite genetically determined blood pressure responses to excess sodium chloride ingestion.

DAGO

Dagestan
One of the former Associated Soviet Socialist Republics, situated on the Caspian Sea in southwest Russia.

Dalf
The methyl homolog of parathion. An effective, but highly toxic, organothiophosphate insecticide and cholinesterase inhibitor.

Dalcaine
A local anesthetic and cardiac depressant used as an antiarrhythmia agent. Its actions are more intense and its effects more prolonged than those of procaine but its duration of action is shorter than that of bupivacaine or prilocaine.

Dalacin C
An antibacterial agent that is a semisynthetic analog of LINCOMYCIN.

Dairy Products
Raw and processed or manufactured milk and milk-derived products. These are usually from cows (bovine) but are also from goats, sheep, reindeer, and water buffalo.

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