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beta-MSH MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
beta-MSH
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.327.935.531.750.075
D06.472.699.631.525.600.531.750.075
D12.644.400.400.935.531.750.075
D12.644.400.460.075
D12.644.548.365.935.531.750.075
D12.644.548.691.525.690.531.750.075
D12.776.631.650.405.935.531.750.075
D12.776.631.650.460.075
Unique ID
D019824
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019824
Scope Note
An 18-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of gamma-lipotropin which is the N-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. Beta-MSH is shown to regulate skin pigmentation, steroid production, and feeding.
Entry Term(s)
MSH, beta
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone, beta
beta Intermedin
beta-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone
beta-Melanotropin
Pharm Action
Hormones
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
1998
History Note
1998
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2019/04/08
beta-MSH Preferred
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