• 1057 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
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Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones Medicine & Life Sciences
Melanocortin Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
Ligands Medicine & Life Sciences
Peptides Medicine & Life Sciences
Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 3 Medicine & Life Sciences
Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Melanocortins Medicine & Life Sciences
Lactams Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2014 2017

Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Melanocortin Receptors

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 1057 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Development of N-acetylated dipalmitoyl-S-glyceryl cysteine analogs as efficient TLR2/TLR6 agonists

Zhou, Y., Banday, A. H., Hruby, V. J. & Cai, M., Sep 27 2019, In : Molecules. 24, 19, 3512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cancer Vaccines
Synthetic Vaccines
Toll-Like Receptors
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Development of Macrocyclic Peptidomimetics Containing Constrained α,α-Dialkylated Amino Acids with Potent and Selective Activity at Human Melanocortin Receptors

Merlino, F., Zhou, Y., Cai, M., Carotenuto, A., Yousif, A. M., Brancaccio, D., Di Maro, S., Zappavigna, S., Limatola, A., Novellino, E., Grieco, P. & Hruby, V. J., May 10 2018, In : Unknown Journal. 61, 9, p. 4263-4269 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanocortin Receptors
Human Activities
amino acids
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of Novel Melanocortin Receptor Agonists Based on the Cyclic Peptide Framework of Sunflower Trypsin Inhibitor-1

Durek, T., Cromm, P. M., White, A. M., Schroeder, C. I., Kaas, Q., Weidmann, J., Ahmad Fuaad, A., Cheneval, O., Harvey, P. J., Daly, N. L., Zhou, Y., Dellsén, A., Österlund, T., Larsson, N., Knerr, L., Bauer, U., Kessler, H., Cai, M., Hruby, V. J., Plowright, A. T. & 1 others, Craik, D. J., Apr 26 2018, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 61, 8, p. 3674-3684 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanocortin Receptors
Cyclic Peptides
Drug Design
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hypothalamic γ-melanocyte stimulating hormone gene delivery reduces fat mass in male mice

Eerola, K., Virtanen, S., Vähätalo, L., Ailanen, L., Cai, M., Hruby, V. J., Savontaus, M. & Savontaus, E., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Endocrinology. 239, 1, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus
Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 3