"Pro-Opiomelanocortin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
- Pro Opiomelanocortin
- ACTH-Endorphin Precursor
- ACTH Endorphin Precursor
- Endorphin-ACTH Precursor
- Endorphin ACTH Precursor
- Corticotropin-beta-Lipotropin Precursor
- Corticotropin beta Lipotropin Precursor
- Pro Opiocortin
- Pro Opio Melanocortin
- ACTH-beta-Lipotropin Precursor
- ACTH beta Lipotropin Precursor
- Pro ACTH Endorphin
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