MC3R

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MC3R

A gene on chromosome 20q13.2-q13.3 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. MC3R is expressed in tissues other than the adrenal cortex and melanocytes.

Molecular pathology
MC3R mutations are associated with susceptibility to obesity.
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As shown in Table 3, there was a significant difference in employees' donation intention between MC2 and MC4 (the difference of means is -0.817, p < .05), whereas MC1 and MC3 showed no significant difference.
De los cuatro metodos descritos en la Tabla 1, se ha usado el Metodo Compuesto de las Cuentas Contables version 2.0 (de ahora en adelante abreviado simplemente como MC3) por sus varias caracteristicas amigables.
Factor analysis (R mode) was applied to a series of 13 geochemical variables in order to extract the main factors that influence the distribution of Al, Si, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, Ti,Cu, Pb and Zn, along 17 and 15 samples in cores FAR4 and MC3, respectively.
coli in water from stations MC2, MC3, and the Alapahoochee River stations exceeded this standard, but were less than 548 cfu/100 ml (Table I), which corresponds to an illness rate of 14 per 1,000 swimmers (7, 9).
The MC3 proposals were also backed by the region's MPs in a Commons debate.
MC3 consists of BAE Systems, VT Group, Carillion and Flagship Training.
While the PSP is undoubtedly a magnificent portable gaming achievement, it's just not up to handling the impressive MC3 massif.
It's small, it's stylish, and it's oh-so-affordable (starting at $229): the Kodak MC3 is the first combination digital camera, digital video recorder, and MP3 player on the market.
If you never leave home or the office without your Palm Pilot, Kodak now has something for your other pocket--the mc3. It's a videocam, still camera, and Internet music player in a pocketable 2.6 x 4.1-inch blue and black plastic pack that weighs less than 5 1/2 ounces.
The new Kodak mc3 combines a single programmable digital signal processor (DSP) from Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) and Kodak's imaging science to enable the delivery of digital video, pictures and music in one portable unit.