Preface
Molecular Mechanism of Agonism and Inverse Agonism in the Melanocortin Receptors: Zn2+ as a Structural and Functional Probe
Exploring the Stereostructural Requirements of Peptide Ligands for the Melanocortin Receptors
Melanocortin Receptors: Ligands and Proteochemometrics Modeling
Loops and Links: Structural Insights into the Remarkable Function of the Agouti-Related Protein
Melanocortin Tetrapeptides Modified at the N-Terminus, His, Phe, Arg, and Trp Positions
Molecular Genetics of Human Obesity-Associated MC4R Mutations
α-MSH and Desacetyl-α-MSH Signaling through Melanocortin Receptors
Syndecan-3 Modulates Food Intake by Interacting with the Melanocortin/AgRP Pathway
Functional Role, Structure, and Evolution of the Melanocortin-4 Receptor
Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Melanocortin Receptor-Directed Drugs
MT-II Induces Penile Erection via Brain and Spinal Mechanisms
PT-141: A Melanocortin Agonist for the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
Body Weight Regulation by Selective MC4 Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
Expression, Desensitization, and Internalization of the ACTH Receptor (MC2R)
Identification of a Serine Protease Involved with the Regulation of Adrenal Growth
γ-MSH Peptides in the Pituitary: Effects, Target Cells, and Receptors
New Insights into the Functions of α-MSH and Related Peptides in the Immune System
Regulation of PPARγ and Obesity by Agouti/Melanocortin Signaling in Adipocytes
A Polymorphic Form of Steroidogenic Factor 1 Associated with ACTH Receptor Deficiency in Mouse Adrenal Cell Mutants
Proopiomelanocortin Peptides and Sebogenesis
The Gut Hormone Peptide YY Regulates Appetite
Central Serotonin and Melanocortin Pathways Regulating Energy Homeostasis
Electrophysiological Actions of Peripheral Hormones on Melanocortin Neurons
Agouti-Related Protein: Appetite or Reward?
State-Dependent Modulation of Feeding Behavior by Proopiomelanocortin-Derived β-Endorphin
Lack of Proopiomelanocortin Peptides Results in Obesity and Defective Adrenal Function but Normal Melanocyte Pigmentation in the Murine C57BL/6 Genetic Background
Putative Targets of CNS Melanocortin Receptor Activity
Oxytocin Released from Magnocellular Dendrites: A Potential Modulator of α-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Behavioral Actions?
Engineering the Melanocortin-4 Receptor to Control Gs Signaling in Vivo
Mutations in the Human Proopiomelanocortin Gene
Knockout Studies Defining Different Roles for Melanocortin Receptors in Energy Homeostasis
The Central Melanocortin System and Fever
The Role of the Melanocortin-3 Receptor in Cachexia
Melanocortin System and Eating Disorders
Melanocortin Signaling and Anorexia in Chronic Disease States
α-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Is a Peripheral, Integrative Regulator of Glucose and Fat Metabolism
Accessory Proteins for Melanocortin Signaling: Attractin and Mahogunin
DNA Polymorphism and Selection at the Melanocortin-1 Receptor Gene in Normally Pigmented Southern African Individuals
Evolutionary Genetics of the Melanocortin-1 Receptor in Vertebrates
Melanocortin Receptor Variants with Phenotypic Effects in Horse, Pig, and Chicken
Sequence Characterization of Teleost Fish Melanocortin Receptors
Pigmentary Switches in Domestic Animal Species
Defining the Quantitative Contribution of the Melanocortin 1 Receptor (MC1R) to Variation in Pigmentary Phenotype
Genetic Association and Cellular Function of MC1R Variant Alleles in Human Pigmentation
Significance of the Melanocortin 1 Receptor in Regulating Human Melanocyte Pigmentation, Proliferation, and Survival
Avian Melanocortin System: α-MSH May Act as an Autocrine/Paracrine Hormone: A Minireview
P-Locus Is a Target for the Melanogenic Effects of MC-1R Signaling: A Possible Control Point for Facultative Pigmentation
DOTA α-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone Analogues for Imaging Metastatic Melanoma Lesions