Neurokinin B

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Neurokinin B
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CAS number 86933-75-7 YesY
PubChem 55583
ChemSpider 4470819 N
MeSH Neurokinin+B
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C55H79N13O14S2
Molar mass 1210.43
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Neurokinin B is a tachykinin peptide.

It is found in higher concentration in pregnant women suffering pre-eclampsia and can bind the immune-cloaking molecule phosphocholine.[1]


  1. ^ BBC News - Placenta 'fools body's defences'