The Melanotropic Peptides: Volume III: Mechanisms of Action and Biomedical Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Melanotropic Peptides

Volume III: Mechanisms of Action and Biomedical Applications, 1st Edition

By M.E. Hadley

CRC Press

173 pages

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The three volumes on "The Melanotropic Peptides" are the outcome of a conference of the same name that was held in Tucson, Arizona, from October 11-12, 1986. Volume III discusses the known mechanisms of action of the two melanotropic peptides, and concludes with a discussion of the possible biomedical applications of the melanotropins.

Table of Contents

1. Melanotropin Bioassays 2. Melanotropin Mechanisms of Action: Melanosome Movemetns 3. The Role of Protein Phosphorylation in the Mechanism of Action of a-MSH 4. Melanotropin Mechanisms of Action: Melanogenesis 5. Melanotropins and Receptor Signal Transduction 6. Cyclic Conformationally Constrained Melanotropin Analogues: Structure-Function and Conformational Relationships 7. Melanotropins Three-Dimensional Structural Studies by Physical Methods and Computer Assisted Molecular Modeling 8. Melanotropin Receptors: Studies with Labeled Melanotropins 9. Melanotropins: Biomedical Applications 10. The Melanotropic Peptides: A Summary

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED004000
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General