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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Alpha-MSH has two jobs in parts of the hypothalamus region of the brain.
The researchers showed in laboratory tests alpha-MSH combined with a widely-used polymer produced a material that fights inflammation in dental pulp fibroblasts.
A third hormone, alpha-MSH, turns the shark's lights off.
The scientists showed in laboratory tests alpha-MSH combined with a widely-used polymer produced a material that fights inflammation in dental pulp fibroblasts.
Researchers found that blocking the PRCP enzyme keeps the alpha-MSH peptides from being degraded, resulting in higher levels of alpha-MSH and decreased appetite.
MELANOTAN(TM) is EpiTan's brand name for (Nle4,D-Phe7)-alpha-MSH, a synthetic analogue of the naturally occurring hormone alpha-MSH, which stimulates eumelanin production.
Bremelanotide is a first-in-class investigative melanocortin agonist and a synthetic peptide analog of the naturally occurring hormone alpha-MSH (melanocyte-stimulating hormone).
The Contrave combination is based on in vitro studies that show naltrexone acts synergistically with bupropion to stimulate the proopiomelancortin (POMC) system in the brain to release alpha-MSH, a hormone that increases energy expenditure and reduces hunger.
PT-141, PTN's experimental treatment for male and female sexual dysfunction, is a synthetic modification of PT-14, a peptide analogue of alpha-MSH (alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone) invented by a team of researchers at CTT's client, the University of Arizona.
have both presented successful Phase IIb results of clinical trials for applications of synthetic analogues of alpha-MSH (alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone), a natural hormone secreted by the pituitary gland.
Based on the knowledge that an inflammatory response occurs immediately after traumatic brain injury (TBI), Zengen scientists measured the levels of alpha-MSH in patients with acute TBI or subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).
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