An improved radioimmunoassay for alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) in the rat: serum and pituitary alpha-MSH levels after drugs which modify catecholaminergic neurotransmission.

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A modification of our previous radioimmunoassay (RIA) for alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) is described that permits the measurement of circulating levels in the rat without the need for an extraction procedure. Using this method, serum and neurointermediate lobe (NIL) immunoreactive alpha-MSH levels were measured in rats after… (More)

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@article{Penny1978AnIR, title={An improved radioimmunoassay for alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) in the rat: serum and pituitary alpha-MSH levels after drugs which modify catecholaminergic neurotransmission.}, author={Robert J Penny and Anthony John Thody}, journal={Neuroendocrinology}, year={1978}, volume={25 4}, pages={193-203} }