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Chemical Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones

Name Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Equivalent Terms Melanocyte Stimulating Hormones | Melanophore Stimulating Hormone | Melanophore-Stimulating Hormone | Melanotropin | MSH | MSH (Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones)
CAS Registry Number 9002-79-3
Definition Peptides with the ability to stimulate pigmented cells MELANOCYTES in mammals and MELANOPHORES in lower vertebrates. By stimulating the synthesis and distribution of MELANIN in these pigmented cells, they increase coloration of skin and other tissue. MSHs, derived from pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC), are produced by MELANOTROPHS in the INTERMEDIATE LOBE OF PITUITARY; CORTICOTROPHS in the ANTERIOR LOBE OF PITUITARY, and the hypothalamic neurons in the ARCUATE NUCLEUS OF HYPOTHALAMUS.
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MeSH® ID D009074
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1. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hypothalamic Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Pro-Opiomelanocortin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocortins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pituitary Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pituitary Hormones, Anterior Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pro-Opiomelanocortin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocortins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
3. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Neuropeptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Hypothalamic Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Pro-Opiomelanocortin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocortins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
4. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Neuropeptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
5. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hypothalamic Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Pro-Opiomelanocortin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocortins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
6. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pituitary Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pituitary Hormones, Anterior Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pro-Opiomelanocortin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocortins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (6-13), Nal(7)-Phe(12)-
View node alpha-MSH Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  alpha-MSH (5-10), Phe(7)-
  alpha-MSH, DTPA-Nle(4)-Phe(7)-
  azidoiodo-beta-MSH
View node beta-MSH Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  bis(MSH)-DTPA
  desacetyl-MSH (4-10)
  DTPA bis((Nle(4)-Phe(7))-alpha-MSH)
  gamma-melanocyte-stimulating factor, Trp(8)-
View node gamma-MSH
  HS 028
  MSH (11-13)
  MSH (5-10), cyclic
  MSH, alpha, 4-fluorobenzoyl-Nle(4)-Phe(7)-
  MSH, beta, (5-22)
  MSH, beta, (5-8)
  MSH, beta, (6-8)
  MSH, beta, (9-18), Tyr(9)-
  MSH, beta, Gly(10)-
  MSH, beta, Nle(7)-
  MSH-daunomycin conjugate
  MSH, des-Asp-
  MSH, gamma, (15-26)
  N-acetyllysyl-prolyl-valinamide
  RMI 2001
  RMI 2004
  RMI 2005
  SHU 9119 Has associated genes Has associated diseases