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Table 1 The effects of β-END in the CNS

From: The effects of Beta-Endorphin: state change modification

β-END effects in the CNS Short term Long term
Local Synaptic transmission Volume transmission
Regional and global Volume transmission Volume transmission via CSF
  1. In the present as well as in our preceding paper (Veening et al. [5]) a variety of CNS-effects have been described for β-END. The available evidence suggests that this neuropeptide exploits all kinds of messaging available in the CNS.