Other Names: MT-II
Melanotan II is a potent full agonist of melanocortin-3 and melanocortin-4 receptors. In inhibited feeding in four different mouse models of hyperphagia when administered intracerebroventricularly. This peptide has also been shown to have tanning activity and to stimulate erectile activity in the human male. Hruby, VJ; et al., J. Med. Chem., 38, 3454, (1995); Fan, W. et al., Nature, 385, 165, (1997).
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