• 1056 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
19972018
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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
Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 4 Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2014 2017

Melanocortins
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Ligands
Melanocortin Receptors
Peptides

Research Output 1997 2018

  • 1056 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Lizards
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pigmentation
Ether

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
Melanocortins
Peptidomimetics
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
Methylation
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
Fats
Genes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Replacement of Arg with Nle and modified D-Phe in the core sequence of MSHs, Ac-His-D-Phe-Arg-Trp-NH2, leads to hMC1R selectivity and pigmentation

Mowlazadeh Haghighi, S., Zhou, Y., Dai, J., Sawyer, J. R., Hruby, V. J. & Cai, M., May 10 2018, In : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 151, p. 815-823 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
Pigmentation
Skin Neoplasms
Skin
Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 1