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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The increase in the yield recorded in this investigation could be a reflection of the effect of bioregulators on growth and development, it might be due to (a) increase in the number of branches per plant, which gave a chance to the plant to carry more flowers, pods and hence more seeds (b) increase in the photosynthetic pigments content, which could lead to increase in photosynthesis, resulting in greater transfer of assimilates to the seeds and causing increase in their weight (Table 3).
screening of large numbers of compounds for BioRegulator activity.
This simple organic chemical is, we propose, likely to become increasingly recognized as an animal bioregulator, perhaps in a class of its own," they said.
This support will enable us to stay on course in completing the second phase of testing of the Protalex Bioregulator, leading up to application for FDA approval for human trials.
Carboxylic acids as bioregulators and gut growth promoters in nonruminants.
Chemical synthesis of hormones, pheromones, and other bioregulators.
Once that is achieved the manufacturers require specialist equipment including bioregulators to regulate ph levels, temperature and oxygen.
Effect of bioregulators on development and reproduction of root-knot nematode in cotton plant roots.
The authors concluded that the possible explanation of these annual changes in PG content could be linked to the fact that PGs are bioregulators of reproductive processes and also of those biochemical processes that occur in winter and allow the living tissues to survive in low temperatures for long periods.