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melanotan-II

synthetic cyclic heptapeptide, an analog of alpha-melanotropin (4,10); capable of stimulating melanin synthesis & promoting rapid tanning of skin; currently in trials for use in the prevention of sunlight-induced skin cancer
Also Known As:
L-Lysinamide, N-acetyl-L-norleucyl-L-alpha-aspartyl-L-histidyl-D-phenylalanyl-L-arginyl-L-tryptophyl-, cyclic (2-7)-peptide
Networked: 31 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 5 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Pfaus, James G: 2 articles (04/2014 - 11/2006)
2. Bryant, Sean M: 2 articles (05/2013 - 12/2012)
3. Nelson, Michael E: 2 articles (05/2013 - 12/2012)
4. Aks, Steven E: 2 articles (05/2013 - 12/2012)
5. Uchiyama, Minoru: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2010)
6. Matsuda, Kouhei: 2 articles (01/2011 - 07/2010)
7. Dorr, R: 2 articles (10/2000 - 10/2000)
8. Levine, N: 2 articles (10/2000 - 10/2000)
9. Wessells, H: 2 articles (10/2000 - 10/2000)
10. Hadley, M E: 2 articles (10/2000 - 10/2000)

Related Diseases

1. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
2. Obesity
3. Erectile Dysfunction
4. Skin Neoplasms (Skin Cancer)
5. Lordosis

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Melanocortin Receptors (Melanocortin Receptor)
2. Leptin
3. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
4. alpha-MSH
5. Insulin (Novolin)
6. Type 4 Melanocortin Receptor (Melanocortin-4 Receptor)
7. Pro-Opiomelanocortin (Proopiomelanocortin)
8. Apomorphine
9. Melanocortins
10. Messenger RNA (mRNA)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Injections