MC1R

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MC1R

A gene on chromosome 16q24.3 that encodes a receptor for alpha, beta and gamma melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH), the activity of which is mediated by G protein-activated adenylate cyclase.

Molecular pathology
Genetic variations in MC1R are associated with variation in skin/hair/eye pigmentation type 2, and are linked to cutaneous malignant melanoma type 5.
References in periodicals archive ?
Global Markets Direct's, 'Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Receptor (Melanocortin Receptor 1 or MC1-R or MC1R or MSHR) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides in depth analysis on Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Receptor (Melanocortin Receptor 1 or MC1-R or MC1R or MSHR) targeted pipeline therapeutics.
The report provides comprehensive information on the Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Receptor (Melanocortin Receptor 1 or MC1-R or MC1R or MSHR), targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Receptor (Melanocortin Receptor 1 or MC1-R or MC1R or MSHR)