Domain

Pro-opiomelanocortin N-terminal (IPR013593)

Short name: Melanocortin_N

Domain relationships

None.

Description

This domain represents the N-terminal peptide of pro-opiomelanocortin (NPP). It is thought to represent an important pituitary peptide, given its high yield from pituitary glands, and exhibits a potent in vitro aldosterone-stimulating activity [PMID: 6945581].

Contributing signatures

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