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.
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* 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)
* The report reviews Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Receptor (Melanocortin Receptor 1 or MC1-R or MC1R or MSHR) targeted therapeutics under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
MBA, SOLVENCY, COVERAGE, and MSHR exhibit the same relations they did in the previous model.
MSHR 1990 Annual Report 1989-1990, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin.
For an even smaller voice, the Thales MSHR, Miniature Secure Handheld Radio, provides a digital voice and data communication system with Type 1 or exportable encryption and narrowband capability.