afamelanotide

Known as: N-Acetyl-L-serinyl-L-tyrosyl-L-seryl-(2S)-2-aminohexanoyl-L-glutamyl-L-histidyl-D-phenylalanyl-L-arginyl-L-tryptophanylglycyl-L-lysyl-L-prolyl-L-valinamide 
A synthetic peptide analogue of the naturally occurring alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (a-MSH) with potential photoprotective activity… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) and the phenotypically similar disease X-linked protoporphyria (XLPP) are inherited cutaneous… (More)
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Erythropoietic protoporphyria is a severe photodermatosis that is associated with acute phototoxicity. Patients with… (More)
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2015
2015
IMPORTANCE Narrowband UV-B (NB-UV-B) phototherapy is used extensively to treat vitiligo. Afamelanotide, an analogue of… (More)
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND In erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), an inherited disease of porphyrin-biosynthesis, the accumulation of… (More)
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2015
2015
fibrofolliculoma, and the histopathologic distinction is related to differences in sectioning techniques.2 Fibrofolliculomas are… (More)
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2015
2015
UNLABELLED Afamelanotide is an α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) agonist with proven efficacy in photodermatoses such as… (More)
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2015
2015
fibrofolliculoma, and the histopathologic distinction is related to differences in sectioning techniques.2 Fibrofolliculomas are… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is characterized by depigmented patches of skin due to loss of cutaneous melanocytes. Many recent studies… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Solar urticaria is a rare photosensitivity disorder demonstrating a range of action spectra, which can inflict a very… (More)
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2009
2009
Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is a rare hereditary disorder characterized by dermal accumulation of the photosensitizer… (More)
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