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Pro-Opiomelanocortin

"Pro-Opiomelanocortin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A 30-kDa protein synthesized primarily in the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND and the HYPOTHALAMUS. It is also found in the skin and other peripheral tissues. Depending on species and tissues, POMC is cleaved by PROHORMONE CONVERTASES yielding various active peptides including ACTH; BETA-LIPOTROPIN; ENDORPHINS; MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES; and others (GAMMA-LPH; CORTICOTROPIN-LIKE INTERMEDIATE LOBE PEPTIDE; N-terminal peptide of POMC or NPP).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pro-Opiomelanocortin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pro-Opiomelanocortin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 113 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2007 and 2018
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