Title : Structure-activity studies of alpha-melanotropin fragments on cAMP production in striatal slices.

Pub. Date : 2000 Jun

PMID : 10959000

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1 We conclude that the biologic activity of alpha-MSH, as observed through the levels of cAMP, declines when the length of its polypeptide chain is shortened, and that the presence of glutamic acid in the molecule, as well as the core sequence, are of importance for fragments" activity. Glutamic Acid proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens