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MCH (human, mouse, rat)

H-1482.1000 H-1482.0500
Sequence: H-Asp-Phe-Asp-Met-Leu-Arg-Cys-Met-Leu-Gly-Arg-Val-Tyr-Arg-Pro-Cys-Trp-Gln-Val-OH
CAS-No.: 128315-56-0
Mol.weight: 2386.88
SumFormula: C₁₀₅H₁₆₀N₃₀O₂₆S₄
Bulk item no.: H-1482
Synonym(s): Melanin-Concentrating Hormone (human, mouse, rat)
EINECS no.: -
MDL no.: MFCD18782117

Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH), originally isolated from salmon pituitary glands, has also been found in the mammalian CNS. In lower vertebrates, salmon MCH alters pigmentation by inducing melanosome aggregation within melanocytes of teleost fish, whereas it causes melanosome dispersion in amphibians and reptiles. The biological role of MCH in higher vertebrates, however, is not yet fully understood, but it may function as a neuromodulator and hypophysiotropic agent in the secretion of α-MSH, ACTH, and GH.



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Protein/Peptide Name MCH
Protein Synonyms Melanin-Concentrating Hormone (human, mouse, rat)
Species Rat, Human, Mouse Rat, Mouse, Human
CAS No. 128315-56-0
Molecular Weight 2386.88
Molecular Formula C₁₀₅H₁₆₀N₃₀O₂₆S₄
Storage Temperature -20 ± 5 °C
Salt Trifluoroacetate
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