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msh

(Science: chemical) peptide hormones secreted by the intermediate lobe of the pituitary that stimulate melanin release and dispersal. Melanocyte-stimulating hormones are also found in the brain where they are presumed to play a signaling role.

Chemical name: melanotropin


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Relationship between cell lines and cancer research (IHC)

... to stain different cell lines (examples: HELAp2, COLO741, etc) with antigens (immunohistochemistry) relating to cancer research (examples p53, MSH-2/6, MLH-1, PMS-2). But I can’t seem to understand the underlying reason why we would want to build a database with those cell lines. The idea is ...

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by wptmdoorn
Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:39 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Relationship between cell lines and cancer research (IHC)
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Tans

... have sunlight as strong as the one in South East Asia. If then you come back to your country, the darker skin will fade away, as a result of MSH (melanin-stimulating hormone) suppressing not to be secreted intensively like when you stay in South East Asia. In opposite, some South East Asia ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tans
Replies: 7
Views: 3846

genome

... big picture. For example, a single gene expressed in your brain codes for a large polypeptide that is cleaved and gives rise to the hormone ACTH, MSH, and a beta endorphin. Therefore, in this case, one gene codes for 3 proteins. Another very common phenomenon is alternative splicing: introns are ...

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by MrMistery
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:57 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: genome
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Cellular organelles and characteristics of epithelial tissue

... thus it is called as melanophore. Colorful animals have another type of pigmentation. However all pigmentation is controlled by single hormone, MSH, secreted by intermedial lobe of pituitary.

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Oct 14, 2006 3:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular organelles and characteristics of epithelial tissue
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pituitary gland

... the ovum and secretion of progesterone) and testes (releasing androgens (male hormone) into the blood stream). B. Intermediate Lobe: Hormone: 1) MSH: Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone- stimulates the melanocytes C. Posterior Lobe: Nuerohypophysis- Storage Lobe for the hormones produced by the hypothalamus ...

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by cardiorrhexis
Wed Feb 08, 2006 4:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pituitary gland
Replies: 2
Views: 3459
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