Biological, chromatographical, and radioimmunological evidence for a melanotropin-like peptide in the central nervous system of Locusta migratoria.

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Our recent immunocytochemical study has demonstrated the existence of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH)-like material in the locust central nervous system. The aim of the present study was to further characterize alpha-MSH in the locust brain by its biological effect on frog skin and by high-pressure liquid chromatography in combination with… (More)

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