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beta-MSH

An 18-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of gamma-lipotropin which is the N-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. Beta-MSH is shown to regulate skin pigmentation, steroid production, and feeding.
Also Known As:
MSH, beta; beta-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone; beta-Melanotropin; Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone, beta; beta MSH; beta Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone; beta Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone; beta Melanotropin; Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone, beta
Networked: 75 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Muceniece, Ruta: 2 articles (10/2006 - 12/2005)
2. Zvejniece, Liga: 2 articles (10/2006 - 12/2005)
3. Dambrova, Maija: 2 articles (10/2006 - 12/2005)
4. Krigere, Liga: 2 articles (10/2006 - 12/2005)
5. Hasegawa, Shin: 1 article (07/2009)
6. Sugahara, Kunio: 1 article (07/2009)
7. Saneyasu, Takaoki: 1 article (07/2009)
8. Kamisoyama, Hiroshi: 1 article (07/2009)
9. Honda, Kazuhisa: 1 article (07/2009)
10. Hwang, Sun-Hee: 1 article (07/2009)

Related Diseases

1. Cushing Syndrome
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
4. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
5. Pituitary Neoplasms (Pituitary Adenoma)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
2. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)
3. Hormones
4. Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones (MSH)
5. Pro-Opiomelanocortin (Proopiomelanocortin)
6. Amylases
7. Neuropeptides
8. Carrier Proteins (Binding Protein)
9. beta-MSH
10. beta-Lipotropin (Lipotropin)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection)
2. Thyroidectomy
3. Adrenalectomy
4. Intraventricular Infusions
5. Transplants (Transplant)