MC5R(redirected from melanocortin 5 receptor)
MC5RA gene on chromosome 18p11.2 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. MC5R is thought to mediate the immunomodulatory properties of melanocortins and may play a role in sebum production.
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