Pro-Opiomelanocortin

Name
Pro-Opiomelanocortin
Accession Number
DBCAT001333
Description

A 30-kDa protein synthesized primarily in the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND and the HYPOTHALAMUS. It is also found in the skin and other peripheral tissues. Depending on species and tissues, POMC is cleaved by PROHORMONE CONVERTASES yielding various active peptides including ACTH; BETA-LIPOTROPIN; ENDORPHINS; MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES; and others (GAMMA-LPH; CORTICOTROPIN-LIKE INTERMEDIATE LOBE PEPTIDE; N-terminal peptide of POMC or NPP).

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
TetracosactideA diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency.
CorticotropinA diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency.
BremelanotideBremelanotide is indicated to treat premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder that is not due to a medical or psychiatric condition, problems with the relationship, or the effects of...
SetmelanotideSetmelanotide has been investigated for the treatment of obesity.
AlsactideNot Annotated
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
TetracosactideAdrenocorticotropic hormone receptortarget
CorticotropinAdrenocorticotropic hormone receptortarget
CorticotropinCorticoliberintarget
Corticotropin3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Delta 5-->4-isomerase type 2enzyme
Corticotropin25-hydroxyvitamin D-1 alpha hydroxylase, mitochondrialenzyme
Corticotropin1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) 24-hydroxylase, mitochondrialenzyme
CorticotropinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
BremelanotideMelanocyte-stimulating hormone receptortarget
BremelanotideMelanocortin receptor 4target
BremelanotideMelanocortin receptor 3target
BremelanotideMelanocortin receptor 5target
BremelanotideAdrenocorticotropic hormone receptortarget