"Receptors, Melanocortin" 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 family of G-protein-coupled receptors that have specificity for MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES and ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. There are several subtypes of melanocortin receptors, each having a distinct ligand specificity profile and tissue localization.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Receptors, Melanocortin".
- Chemicals and Drugs [D]
- Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
- Proteins [D12.776]
- Membrane Proteins [D12.776.543]
- Receptors, Cell Surface [D12.776.543.750]
- Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled [D12.776.543.750.695]
- Receptors, Melanocortin [D12.776.543.750.695.430]
- Receptors, Neurotransmitter [D12.776.543.750.720]
- Receptors, Neuropeptide [D12.776.543.750.720.600]
- Receptors, Corticotropin [D12.776.543.750.720.600.285]
- Receptors, Melanocortin [D12.776.543.750.720.600.285.500]
- Receptors, Peptide [D12.776.543.750.750]
- Receptors, Neuropeptide [D12.776.543.750.750.555]
- Receptors, Corticotropin [D12.776.543.750.750.555.285]
- Receptors, Melanocortin [D12.776.543.750.750.555.285.500]
- Receptors, Pituitary Hormone [D12.776.543.750.750.660]
- Receptors, Corticotropin [D12.776.543.750.750.660.285]
- Receptors, Melanocortin [D12.776.543.750.750.660.285.500]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Receptors, Melanocortin".
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