EC Microbiology

Short Communication Volume 19 Issue 2 - 2023

Endorphins in Human Wellbeing

Shrihari TG*

Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Krishna Devaraya College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Shrihari TG, Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Krishna Devaraya College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Received: December 28, 2022;Published: January 27, 2023

Endorphins are endogenous opioids, a neuropeptide, synthesized and stored in the pituitary gland in response to physical stress and pain. Betaendorphin is an abundant endorphin than dynorphins, enkephalins potent than morphine, receptors of endorphins are located on immune cells and nervous has got analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immune stimulatory and stress buster activity can be useful in maintaining holistic health in prevention of diseases. This article briefs about the betaendorphins and its mechanisms of actions in maintaining holistic health.


Keywords: Beta-endorphin; Substance p; Dopamine; Opsonin; Granzyme B; IFN-γ

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Shrihari TG. “Endorphins in Human Wellbeing”. EC Microbiology  19.2 (2023): 17-19.