DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating MC4R and obesity

MC4R [ENSP00000299766]

Melanocortin 4 receptor; Receptor specific to the heptapeptide core common to adrenocorticotropic hormone and alpha-, beta-, and gamma-MSH. Plays a central role in energy homeostasis and somatic growth. This receptor is mediated by G proteins that stimulate adenylate cyclase (cAMP); Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.

Synonyms:  MC4R,  MC4Rp,  hMC4R,  A0N0W8,  K4N7A9 ...

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