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Melanocyte-stimulating hormone release inhibiting factor
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone release inhibiting factor is a inhibitor of melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH) release. Blocks the release of α-MSH, increases brain dopamine levels and antagonizes physiological and behavioral opioid effects in vivo.
(Modifications: Gly-3 = C-terminal amide)
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Kavaliers and Hirst (1986) Inhibitory influences of FMRFamide and PLG on stress-induced opioid analgesia and activity. Brain Res. 372 370 PMID: 2871903
Mishra et al (1983) Pharmacology of L-Prolyl-L-Leucyl-Glycinamide (PLG): a review. Methods Find.Exp.Clin.Pharmacol. 5 203 PMID: 6136640
Plotnikoff and Kastin (1974) Pharmacological studies with a tripeptide, Prolyl-Leucyl Glycine amide. Arch.Int.Pharmacodyn.Ther. 211 211 PMID: 4156639
Pugsley and Lippmann (1977) Synthetic melanocyte stimulating hormone release inhibiting factor (MIF). Part III: effect of L-prolyl-N-MthD.-leucyl-glycinamide and MIF on biogenic amine turnover. Arzneimittelforschung 27 2293 PMID: 23796
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