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Melanotrophs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Melanotrophs
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.747.750.500
A06.688.357.750.750.500
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500.750.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500.750.500
A08.713.357.750.750.500
A11.382.937
A11.436.636
Unique ID
D052717
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052717
Scope Note
Neuroendocrine cells in the INTERMEDIATE LOBE OF PITUITARY. They produce MELANOCYTE STIMULATING HORMONES and other peptides from the post-translational processing of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC).
Entry Term(s)
Pituitary MSH-Producing Cells
Pituitary Melanotropin-Producing Cells
Previous Indexing
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones (1977-2006)
Pituitary Gland (1977-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Melanotrophs Preferred
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