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Your melanocortin receptor ligands.

Several selective ligands for the melanocortin receptors are known and some synthetic compounds have been investigated as potential tanning, anti-obesity and aphrodisiac drugs, with tanning effects mainly from stimulation of MC1, while anorectic and aphrodisiac effects appear to involve both MC3 and MC4.

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