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Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone, beta

Known as: beta Melanotropin, beta-MSH, MSH, beta 
An 18-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of gamma-lipotropin which is the N-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. Beta-MSH is shown… Expand
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2007
2007
The melanocortin system together with other appetite-related systems plays a significant role in appetite regulation. The… Expand
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2006
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2006
The melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) plays a critical role in the control of energy balance. Of its two pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC… Expand
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2006
2006
Pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) expressing neurons mediate the regulation of orexigenic drive by peripheral hormones such as leptin… Expand
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2002
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2002
The functional loss of both alleles of the human pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) gene leads to a very rare syndrome of hypoadrenalism… Expand
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1994
1994
A new member of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily has been isolated from an ovine genomic library with a probe generated… Expand
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1986
1986
It is generally accepted that human beta-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (h beta MSH) does not normally exist in humans but was… Expand
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1980
1980
Five peptides derived from pro-corticotropin/endorphin (pro-ACTH/endorphin), the pituitary corticotroph cell prohormone, were… Expand
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1977
1977
The tumor production of human calcitonin (CT) was examined by radioimmunoassay, and it was found that 50 of 85 (59%) tumor… Expand
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1975
1975
Plasma immunoreactive beta-melanocyte stimulating hormone (beta-MSH) concentrations were greatly increased in patients with… Expand
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1972
1972
α- and β-MSH produced a marked natriuretic effect when injected ip in trained, fasted water-loaded rats. Doses of 50 and 90 μg of… Expand
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