Published in Proteomics Weekly, July 4th, 2005
"Melanocortin receptors belong to the seven transmembrane domain, G-protein coupled family of receptors. There are five members of this receptor family labeled MC1R-MC5R."
"These receptors are activated by fragments derived from a larger molecule, proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and include ACTH, alpha beta and gamma-MSH and beta-endorphin," wrote Q. Zhong and colleagues, Medical College of Georgia.
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