OBO ID: GO:0017044
Term Name: melanocyte-stimulating hormone activity Search Ontology:
  • alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone activity
  • alpha-melanophore stimulating hormone activity
  • melanocyte stimulating hormone activity
Definition: The action characteristic of melanocyte-stimulating hormone, any of three peptide hormones that are produced by the intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland and, upon receptor binding, cause dispersal of melanosomes in melanophores of poikilothermic vertebrates. 0198506732
Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available