α-MSH

Ligand id: 1320

Name: α-MSH

Species: Human, Mouse, Rat

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References
1. Adan RA, Szklarczyk AW, Oosterom J, Brakkee JH, Nijenhuis WA, Schaaper WM, Meloen RH, Gispen WH. (1999)
Characterization of melanocortin receptor ligands on cloned brain melanocortin receptors and on grooming behavior in the rat.
Eur J Pharmacol, 378: 249-258. [PMID:10493100]
2. MacNeil DJ, Howard AD, Guan X, Fong TM, Nargund RP, Bednarek MA, Goulet MT, Weinberg DH, Strack AM, Marsh DJ et al.. (2002)
The role of melanocortins in body weight regulation: opportunities for the treatment of obesity.
Eur. J. Pharmacol., 440 (2-3): 141-57. [PMID:12007532]
3. Oosterom J, Nijenhuis WA, Schaaper WM, Slootstra J, Meloen RH, Gispen WH, Burbach JP, Adan RA. (1999)
Conformation of the core sequence in melanocortin peptides directs selectivity for the melanocortin MC3 and MC4 receptors.
J. Biol. Chem., 274 (24): 16853-60. [PMID:10358030]
4. Yang YK, Fong TM, Dickinson CJ, Mao C, Li JY, Tota MR, Mosley R, Van Der Ploeg LH, Gantz I. (2000)
Molecular determinants of ligand binding to the human melanocortin-4 receptor.
Biochemistry, 39 (48): 14900-11. [PMID:11101306]