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What does ENK stand for?

ENK stands for Enkephalin


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Low frequency 2Hz of electric stimulation may cause the brain to release endorphin and spinal cord to release a large number of enkephalin; 100Hz frequency may cause spinal cord to release a lot of dynorphin, while 15Hz frequency to release enkephalin and a small amount of dynorphin.
Here, it triggers cells to release the natural painkiller, enkephalin, to alleviate pain for four to six weeks.
Fink and his colleagues demonstrated that an HSV vector that produces the opioid peptide enkephalin reduces pain-related behavior in animal models of inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, and pain caused by cancer (Pain Medicine 2009;10:1325-30).