melanocortin receptor

Known as: Receptor, Melanocortin, Receptors, Melanocortin, Receptors, Melanocortin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A family of G-protein-coupled receptors that have specificity for MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES and ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. There are several… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The central melanocortin system is perhaps the best-characterized neuronal pathway involved in the regulation of energy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4-R) plays a pivotal role in maintaining energy homeostasis in rodents and humans. For example… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Energy balance and insulin action are tightly coregulated. Leptin regulates energy intake and expenditure partly by modulation of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Ira GantzSO, Hiroto Miwall, +5 authors Tadataka Yamadal
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The recent cloning of three melanocortin receptors suggests an unexpected diversity in this family of seven transmembrane G… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Genetic and pharmacological studies have defined a role for the melanocortin-4 receptor (Mc4r) in the regulation of energy… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The central melanocortin system is critical for the long term regulation of energy homeostasis. Null mutations of the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The melanocortin receptor 1 (MC1R) plays a central role in regulation of eumelanin (black/brown) and phaeomelanin (red/yellow… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Expression of Agouti protein is normally limited to the skin where it affects pigmentation, but ubiquitous expression causes… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Using the technique of the polymerase chain reaction primed with oligonucleotides based on the homologous transmembrane regions… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH) and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) regulate pigmentation and adrenal cortical function… (More)
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