beta-MSH, β-melanotropin, β-melanocortin, β-intermedin
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|Molar mass||2660.91596 g/mol|
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β-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (β-MSH) is an endogenous peptide hormone and neuropeptide. It is a melanocortin, specifically, one of the three types of melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH), and is produced from proopiomelanocortin (POMC). It is an agonist of the MC1, MC3, MC4, and MC5 receptors.
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