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… (More)
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1958-2013
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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… (More)
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1992
1992
BACKGROUND The immune system is important in the pathogenesis of vitiligo, and emotional stress has precipitated vitiligo in some… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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1977
1977
Plasma immunoreactive beta-melanocyte stimulating hormone (beta-MSH) has been measured in patients taking a progestogen-only oral… (More)
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1976
1976
It is proposed that all peptide hormones and releasing factors are biosynthesized in the form of precursor molecules which are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Ninety-one human tumors, including various common carcinomas, low-grade malignant tumors, and benign tumors, were transplanted… (More)
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1976
1976
An analysis of the factors that influence the increase in plasma immunoreactive beta-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (beta-MSH… (More)
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1975
1975
Porcine beta-melanocyte-stimulating hormone and angiotensin II were examined as acceptors in the reaction catalyzed by arginyl… (More)
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1975
1975
Plasma immunoreactive beta-melanocyte stimulating hormone (beta-MSH) concentrations were greatly increased in patients with… (More)
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