ea0034p338 | Reproduction | SFEBES2014
, Smith Caroline
, Getting Stephen
, Le Tissier Paul R
, Murray Joanne F
Melanocortin receptors (MCS, MC1MC5) are GPCRs, activated with different affinities by the melanocortin peptides (α-, β-, γ-MSH and ACTH). They are widely distributed throughout the body displaying a multitude of actions however their role in reproductive physiology is unclear. Previously, we have shown a reduction of pituitary hormone content and abnormalities in testes morphology in male MC3 null mice. The aim ...