Afamelanotide

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  • Melanotan 1 Research Paper

    Due to its high potency, MT-1 has sunless skin tanning effects and numerous studies have been performed in efforts to determine potential therapeutic properties in the protection against the damaging effects of UV radiation from sunlight as a result of its melanogenesis stimulating effects. Melanotan I is also known as Afamelanotide, Melanotan, Melanotan -1, NDP-MSH, or CUV1647 and its molecular formula is C78H111N21O19. Its systemic name is Ac-Ser-Tyr-Ser-Nle-Glu-His-D-Phe-Arg-Trp-Gly-Lys-Pro-Val-NH2. MT-I is a non-selective agonist of MC1R AND MC3-5R which are melanocortin receptors. MT-1 is more of a natural amino acid where else MT-2 is a super potent analogue. Product…

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