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Characterization of mu and kappa opioid receptor internalization pathways

Brandon A. R. Levac

Characterization of mu and kappa opioid receptor internalization pathways

by Brandon A. R. Levac

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2002.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Th`eses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21788381M
ISBN 100612688879
OCLC/WorldCa54460489

  Rozenfeld, R. & Devi, L. A. Receptor heterodimerization leads to a switch in signaling: β-arrestin2-mediated ERK activation by mu-delta opioid receptor heterodimers. FASEB J. 21 .   Opioid drugs are a well-known class of drug due to both their ability to kill pain and kill people. Watch part 1 of this two-part series to learn how opioid drugs can .

The KOR is a type of opioid receptor that binds the opioid peptide dynorphin as the primary endogenous ligand (substrate naturally occurring in the body). In addition to dynorphin, a variety of natural alkaloids, terpenes and other synthetic ligands bind to the receptor. The KOR may provide a natural addiction control mechanism, and therefore, drugs that target this receptor may have .   Long-acting kappa opioid antagonists disrupt receptor signaling and produce noncompetitive effects by activating c-Jun N-terminal kinase. J Biol Chem – CAS.

  Conventional opioids mediate analgesia as well as severe adverse effects via G-protein coupled opioid receptors (OR) in both inflamed (peripheral injured tissue) and healthy (brain, intestinal wall) environments. To exclude side effects, OR activation can be selectively achieved in damaged tissue by lowering the pKa of an opioid ligand to the acidic pH of inflammation. The μ-opioid receptors (MOR) are a class of opioid receptors with a high affinity for enkephalins and beta-endorphin, but a low affinity for are also referred to as μ(mu)-opioid peptide (MOP) prototypical μ-opioid receptor agonist is morphine, the primary psychoactive alkaloid in is an inhibitory G-protein coupled receptor that activates the G i alpha.


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Characterization of mu and kappa opioid receptor internalization pathways by Brandon A. R. Levac Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mu (μ), kappa (κ), and delta (δ) opioid receptors represent the originally classified receptor subtypes, with opioid receptor like-1 (ORL1) being the least characterized.

All four receptors are G-protein coupled, and activate inhibitory by: Hypoxia induces reversible κ-opioid receptor (KOR) internalization similar to the internalization that is induced by KOR agonists. In the current study, we demonstrate that this KOR internalization is a protective mechanism via the β-arrestin specific pathway in an oxygen-glucose deprivation (OGD) model.

U50,H-induced internalization of the human kappa opioid receptor involves a beta-arrestin- and dynamin-dependent mechanism Kappa receptor internalization is not required for mitogen-activated protein kinase by: Dynorphin (Dyn), an endogenous opioid receptor peptide, and its receptor, the kappa-opioid receptor (KOR), are powerful effectors of stress-induced Cited by: Mu-opioid receptor seems to be the main target for morphine related analgesics since mice lacking the mu receptor do not exhibit detectable analgesic or rewarding behavior in response to these dr Selective delta and kappa opioid receptor agonists that could replace morphine as major analgesics are increasingly being by:   Rationale.

Pain is the leading reason for seeking health care, and mu opioid receptor agonists continue to be prescribed despite well-documented adverse opioid receptor agonists have antinociceptive effects with little to no abuse liability and might be useful for treating pain in :mu opioid mixtures might be useful if therapeutic effects of each drug can be.

Opioid Receptors: Methods and Protocols serves as a comprehensive guide to both key new techniques and established methods for the investigation of genetics, structural biology, transcription, and post-transcriptional events of opioid receptors. Other methods cover the cellular detection and trafficking of opioid receptors in vitro and in vivo.

Internalization of δ and μ opioid receptors was strongly inhibited under these conditions (Fig. 4b, left and right panels, respectively; compare with lower left panel in Fig. 4a for representative internalization in normal medium), further suggesting that the mechanism of opioid receptor endocytosis is similar to that mediating rapid.

Processed Aconiti tuber (PAT) is used to treat pain associated with various disorders. Although it has been demonstrated that the κ opioid receptor (KOR) signaling pathway is.

In the present review, we focus on the frequent association between addiction and depression. In particular, we summarize the large body of evidence from preclinical models indicating that the kappa opioid receptor (KOR), a member of the opioid neuromodulatory system, represents a central player in the regulation of both reward and mood processes.

Mu opioid receptors modulate a large number of physiological functions. They are in particular involved in the control of pain perception and reward properties. They are also the primary molecular target of opioid drugs and mediate their beneficial analgesic effects, euphoric properties as well as negative side effects such as tolerance and physical dependence.

S Alvimopan. Alvimopan (LY) is a potent, relatively nonselective opioid antagonist with Ki values of, and 40 nM for the μ, δ, and κ opioid receptors, respectively, displaying >fold selectivity over other aminergic G-protein-coupled receptors.

S Loperamide HCl. Loperamide HCl is a selective μ-opioid receptor agonist opioid with K i of nM, fold and Receptor trafficking events have been well characterized in cell systems, but the in vivo significance of GPCR internalization is still poorly understood.

To address this issue, we have developed an innovative knock-in mouse model, where an opioid receptor is directly visible in vivo. Current therapeutically useful opioid ligands such as morphine produce their analgesic and respiratory depressant effects through activation of the μ‐opioid receptor (μ receptor) (Matthes et al., ).

The μ receptor is a GPCR that signals through activation of G i /G o proteins and through arrestin signalling (Williams et al., ). Receptor for endogenous opioids such as beta-endorphin and endomorphin. Receptor for natural and synthetic opioids including morphine, heroin, DAMGO, fentanyl, etorphine, buprenorphin and methadone (PubMed, PubMed, PubMed, PubMed, PubMed).

Agonist binding to the receptor induces coupling to an inactive GDP-bound heterotrimeric G-protein. Functional evidence suggests that the stimulation of peripheral and central opioid receptors (ORs) is able to modulate heart function. Moreover, selective stimulation of either cardiac or central ORs evokes preconditioning and, therefore, protects the heart against ischemic injury.

However, anatomic evidence for OR subtypes in the human heart is scarce. Caudle RM, Mannes AJ, Iadarola MJ () GR89, is a kappa-2 opioid receptor agonist and a kappa-1 opioid receptor antagonist in the guinea-pig hippocampus.

J Pharmacol Exp Ther (3)– PubMed Google Scholar. MOR1, the main target of endogenous opioid peptides as well as morphine and other opiate derivatives, is a principal regulator of analgesia.

TRPV1, the receptor for capsaicin, is increasingly recognized as a major mediator of mechanical, chemical, and thermal pain sensation. Here we demonstrate that these two pain systems, heretofore thought to operate independently, interact.

The delta opioid receptor: an evolving target for the treatment of brain disorders Amynah A. Pradhan*, three receptors, mu, delta and kappa, encoded by the OPRM1, OPRD1 and OPRK1 genes, respectively, and of agonist-induced delta opioid receptor internalization and degradation in vivo.

The advent of a novel knock-in. The mu opioid receptor is a G-protein coupled receptor able to signal through the Gαi/o class of G-protein and β-arrestin pathways, stimulating down-stream effector pathways. Compared to the better-known mu opioid receptor, delta opioid receptors have been relatively understudied.

However, the development of highly selective delta opioid agonists, and the availability of genetic mouse models have extended our knowledge of delta opioid receptors in we review recent developments in the characterization of delta opioid receptor biology, and aspects of delta.Importantly, internalization to endogenous opioid release consistently showed a pool of receptors remaining on the cell surface, which was in marked contrast to internalization following stimulation with SNC These studies show that, in vivo, physiological and pharmacological stimulation produces distinct delta receptor regulation.There is considerable interest in developing kappa opioid (κ) receptor agonists to reduce pain, without causing dysphoria, addiction or constipation 1,2,3, which do not cross the blood.