In addition, the cell phone users, unlike the control group, exhibited elevated levels of substance P and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), both of which are linked to the production of allergy symptoms.
What does VIP stand for?
VIP stands for Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
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- Vanilla Ice Posse (band)
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- Vanpool Incentive Program
- Variable Incentive Pay
- Variable Information Processing
- Variable Insurance Products
- Variation in Production (music)
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Formally known as the Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Receptor 2, VIPR2 is expressed in the nervous system, including in the brain, blood vessels and gastrointestinal tract.
Recently, Kimata (2004) recorded increased plasma levels of substance P, vasoactive intestinal peptide, and NGF in patients with self-reported MCS, which support this theory.
Those synthetic peptides mimic the fetal neuroprotective and growth-promoting properties of novel proteins that are regulated by vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP).
There was diffuse positive reactivity for chromogranin and synaptophysin (Figure 2), while vasoactive intestinal peptide reactivity was focal.