Tag: molecular probe

1. α-melanocyote stimulating hormone (α -MSH) and its analogs can bind tightly to the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R), a G protein-coupled receptor that is overexpressed in melanoma cells. 2. Radionuclide and fluorescent MSH probes demonstrate MC1R-specific targeting properties in murine and human melanoma cells and tumors. Evidence Rating Level: 2 Study Rundown:...