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gamma-MSH

Known as: gamma-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone, Gamma melanocyte stimulating hormone, gamma-MSH [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An 11-amino acid peptide derived from the N-terminal fragment of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC). Gamma-MSH stimulates adrenal steroidogenesis and has an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract:  Narrow‐band ultraviolet‐B (UVB) radiation is an effective treatment for vitiligo vulgaris. However, the mechanisms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Melanocytes that lack the GTPase Rab27a (ashen) are disabled in myosin Va-dependent melanosome capture because the association of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ischemia-induced acute renal failure (ARF) is known to be associated with significant impairment of tubular Na reabsorption. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Tyrosinase-related protein (TRP) 2 belongs to the melanocyte differentiation antigens and has been implicated as a target for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Melanocortin peptides are reported to antagonize opiate dependence and tolerance, but the neural substrates underlying these… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
alpha-Melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) and ACTH increase the proliferation and melanogenesis of cultured human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Melanocytes synthesize melanin and transfer it to keratinocytes via dendritic processes. Keratinocytes are known to produce… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Corticotropin (ACTH) and melanotropin (MSH) peptides (melanocortins) are produced not only in the pituitary but also in the brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Melanocytes and melanoma cells are known to possess receptors for melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH). A cDNA clone, designated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The regional and topographic distribution of endocrine cells in the human intestine was examined by immunohistochemistry. The… Expand
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