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MCHR1

A gene on chromosome 22q13.2 that encodes a G protein-coupled receptor and integral plasma membrane protein which binds melanin-concentrating hormone. MCHR1 can inhibit cAMP accumulation and stimulate intracellular calcium accumulation, and is probably involved in the neuronal regulation of food consumption.
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Housing Crimes Trial flyers and transcript, 9, 10, 14, box 8, Housing Crimes Trial folder, MCHR.
Sign-in sheets from Met Council's monthly "assemblies" between 1969 and 1974 reveal over 400 different names, many appearing at multiple meetings: See box 1, Assemblies folders, MCHR.
The MCHR staff, in contrast, engaged in active outreach to find and treat male survivors of sexual torture.
More than half the 55 survivors at MCHR in Zagreb suffered from sexual dysfunction for which no physical cause could be found, including impotence, problems maintaining an erection and pain during sexual intercourse.
In the MCHR therapy group, specifically advertised as a group for male survivors of sexual torture, none of the men who showed up would initially admit to having suffered sexual torture themselves; they claimed they had come on behalf of friends.
When the MCHR chose its neighborhood coordinators, for example, it made sure none lived in any of the eight districts targeted for help.
Neighborhood activists complained that the four ethnic Polish residents they wanted as representatives--two of whom were Duquesne University graduates--were rejected by MCHR social workers who claimed they were seeking greater diversity and higher levels of education.
In a 1967 MCHR survey of Pittsburgh blacks in eight neighborhoods, for example, an average of 67 percent expressed satisfaction with their housing.