In vivo biosynthesis of melanotropins and related peptides in the pars intermedia of Xenopus laevis.

Abstract

To study in vivo biosynthesis of pars intermedia peptides in Xenopus laevis, [3H]lysine was administered by an osmotic minipump via a cannula inserted near the pituitary gland. Following extraction of the neurointermediate lobe, high-performance liquid chromatography was used to separate the newly synthesized peptides. In black-background adapted animals… (More)

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