POMC gene

Known as: LIPOTROPIN, MSH, POC 
This gene is involved in several diverse cellular functions.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
POMC-derived melanocortins inhibit food intake. In the adult rodent brain, POMC-expressing neurons are located in the arcuate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hypothalamic AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) has been suggested to act as a key sensing mechanism, responding to hormones and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leptin is an adipocyte-derived hormone that signals body energy status to the brain by acting on multiple neuronal subgroups in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Leptin and insulin have been identified as fuel sensors acting in part through their hypothalamic receptors to inhibit food… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Negative feedback regulation of the proopiomelanocortin (POMC) gene by the glucocorticoid (Gc) receptor (GR) is a critical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Metabolic, cognitive, and environmental factors processed in the forebrain modulate food intake by changing the potency of direct… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Leptin acts on the brain to regulate body weight and neuroendocrine function. Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) neurons in the… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The endogenous opioid system consists of three opioid peptide precursor genes encoding enkephalins (preproenkephalin, Penk… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The administration of leptin to leptin-deficient humans, and the analogous Lepob/Lepob mice, effectively reduces hyperphagia and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) stimulates food intake and promotes weight gain, whereas melanocortins have the opposite effect. Yet both… (More)
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