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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2001
2001
Ectopic overexpression of agouti protein, an endogenous antagonist of melanocortin receptors' linked to the beta-actin promoter… (More)
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1998
1998
The agouti protein plays an important role in the development of diabetes and obesity in rodents and has been shown to be a… (More)
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1997
1997
Mouse agouti protein is a paracrine signaling molecule that has previously been demonstrated to be an antagonist of melanocortin… (More)
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1997
1997
Several mutations that cause ectopic expression of the agouti gene result in obesity, hyperinsulinemia, and yellow coat color. A… (More)
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1996
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1996
Mutations leading to ectopic expression of the murine agouti gene (a) result in progressive obesity. To further characterize this… (More)
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1996
1996
The agouti locus encodes a novel paracrine signaling molecule containing a signal sequence, an N-linked glycosylation site, a… (More)
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1995
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1995
Mice that carry the lethal yellow (Ay) or viable yellow (Avy) mutation, two dominant mutations of the agouti (a) gene in mouse… (More)
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1995
1995
The mouse agouti gene encodes an 131 amino acid paracrine signaling molecule that instructs hair follicle melanocytes to switch… (More)
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1994
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1994
THE genetic loci agouti and extension control the relative amounts of eumelanin (brown–black) and phaeomelanin (yellow–red… (More)
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