Alpha-endorphin molecule. Molecular model of the analgesic (painkilling) peptide alpha-endorphin. This molecule is released by the pituitary gland at times of stress or great pain. It causes insensitivity to pain and feeling of well being. Atoms are represented as spheres and are colour-coded: carbon (grey), hydrogen (white), oxygen (red), nitrogen (blue) and sulphur (yellow).
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