The recently cloned novel MC5R gene is suggested to be a mediator of neural functions of the melanocortic peptides, such as melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH) and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). We now report the localization of the human MC5R locus to chromosome 18p11.2.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cell Biology