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Descriptor English: Melanotrophs
Descriptor Spanish: Melanotrofos
Descriptor Portuguese: Melanotrofos
Descriptor French: Cellules mélanotropes
Entry term(s): MSH-Producing Cells, Pituitary
Melanotroph
Melanotropin-Producing Cell, Pituitary
Melanotropin-Producing Cells, Pituitary
Pituitary MSH Producing Cells
Pituitary MSH-Producing Cell
Pituitary MSH-Producing Cells
Pituitary Melanotropin Producing Cells
Pituitary Melanotropin-Producing Cell
Pituitary Melanotropin-Producing Cells
Tree number(s): A06.300.747.750.500
A06.688.357.750.750.500
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500.750.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500.750.500
A08.713.357.750.750.500
A11.382.937
A11.436.636
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052717
Scope note: Neuroendocrine cells in the INTERMEDIATE LOBE OF PITUITARY. They produce MELANOCYTE STIMULATING HORMONES and other peptides from the post-translational processing of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC).
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones (1977-2006)
Pituitary Gland (1977-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52009
Unique ID: D052717
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Melanotrophs - Preferred
Concept UI M0488969
Scope note Neuroendocrine cells in the INTERMEDIATE LOBE OF PITUITARY. They produce MELANOCYTE STIMULATING HORMONES and other peptides from the post-translational processing of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC).
Preferred term Melanotrophs
Entry term(s) MSH-Producing Cells, Pituitary
Melanotroph
Melanotropin-Producing Cell, Pituitary
Melanotropin-Producing Cells, Pituitary
Pituitary MSH Producing Cells
Pituitary MSH-Producing Cell
Pituitary MSH-Producing Cells
Pituitary Melanotropin Producing Cells
Pituitary Melanotropin-Producing Cell
Pituitary Melanotropin-Producing Cells



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