melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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Synonyms for melanocyte-stimulating hormone

a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes

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Maurice Van Steensel of Maastricht (the Netherlands) University commented that a truly double-blind study is impossible with afamelanotide because the alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone analogue causes tanning.
neuropeptide Y, anandamide) and promotes the synthesis of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone, which is an appetite suppressant.
Induction of regulatory T cells by the immunomodulating cytokines alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone and transforming growth factor-beta2.
A synthetic octapeptide, CZEN 002 was developed from more than 25 years of original research in the US, Europe and Asia on peptide molecules derived from alpha-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone (a-MSH).
Cutaneous immunomodulation and coordination of skin stress responses by alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone.