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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… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2002
Review
2002
The agouti protein regulates pigmentation in the mouse hair follicle producing a black hair with a subapical yellow band. Its… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Agouti protein and agouti-related protein (AGRP) antagonize alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone that binds to and activates the… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Intracellular calcium ([Ca(2+)](i)) modulates adipocyte lipid metabolism and inhibits the early stages of murine adipogenesis… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract Two parallel studies were performed with members of very different cultures—industrialized American and traditional… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mutations leading to ectopic expression of the murine agouti gene (a) result in progressive obesity. To further characterize this… 
Highly Cited
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… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE genetic loci agouti and extension control the relative amounts of eumelanin (brown–black) and phaeomelanin (yellow–red… 
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…