Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 1

Known as: MC1 Receptor, Receptor 1, Melanocortin, Receptor, Melanocortin 1 
A melanocortin receptor subtype found primarily in MELANOCYTES. It shows specificity for ALPHA-MSH and ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. Loss of function… (More)

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1995-2017
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2009
2009
Many studies demonstrate that differences in mating signals are used by incipient species in recognizing potential mates or… (More)
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2006
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2006
Natural populations of beach mice exhibit a characteristic color pattern, relative to their mainland conspecifics, driven by… (More)
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2006
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2006
Germline variants in MC1R, the gene encoding the melanocortin-1 receptor, and sun exposure increase risk for melanoma in… (More)
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2006
2006
Natural variation in the coding region of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) gene is associated with constitutive pigmentation… (More)
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2004
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2004
A key question in evolutionary genetics is whether shared genetic mechanisms underlie the independent evolution of similar… (More)
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2004
2004
Variation in human hair and skin color is the most striking visible aspect of human genetic variation. The only gene known to… (More)
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2003
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2003
Sex specificity of neural mechanisms modulating nociceptive information has been demonstrated in rodents, and these qualitative… (More)
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2002
2002
Many lines of evidence indicate that the activity of sebaceous glands can be modulated by neuropeptides. Direct evidence in man… (More)
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2002
2002
Analysis of the nucleotide sequence of human melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) promoter indicated that an E-box (CANNTG) is present… (More)
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2001
2001
Exposure to ultraviolet radiation may reduce prostate cancer risk, suggesting that polymorphism in genes that mediate host… (More)
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