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agouti protein

Known as: Agouti Signaling Protein [Chemical/Ingredient], Agouti Switch Protein, ASIP Protein 
A secreted protein of approximately 131 amino acids (depending on species) that regulates the synthesis of eumelanin (brown/black) pigments in… Expand
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2010
2010
Background adaptation is used by teleosts as one of a variety of camouflage mechanisms for avoidance of predation. Background… Expand
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2002
Review
2002
The agouti protein regulates pigmentation in the mouse hair follicle producing a black hair with a subapical yellow band. Its… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Agouti protein, a paracrine signaling molecule normally limited to skin, is ectopically expressed in lethal yellow (Ay) mice, and… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Intracellular calcium ([Ca(2+)](i)) modulates adipocyte lipid metabolism and inhibits the early stages of murine adipogenesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Mouse agouti protein is a paracrine signaling molecule that has previously been demonstrated to be an antagonist of melanocortin… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mutations leading to ectopic expression of the murine agouti gene (a) result in progressive obesity. To further characterize this… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mice that carry the lethal yellow (Ay) or viable yellow (Avy) mutation, two dominant mutations of the agouti (a) gene in mouse… Expand
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE genetic loci agouti and extension control the relative amounts of eumelanin (brown–black) and phaeomelanin (yellow–red… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Several dominant mutations of the mouse agouti coat colour gene have pleiotropic effects that include obesity and a yellow coat… Expand
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1953
1953
  • D. S. Falconer
  • Zeitschrift für Induktive Abstammungs- und…
  • 1953
  • Corpus ID: 21148718
Summary1. A totally sex-linked gene, Tabby (Ta), in the house mouse is described. It is semi-dominant in females. Mutant males… Expand
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