Links to publications that use this kit:
Michael Helwig et al., Dynamic modulation of PC2-mediated precursor processing by 7B2: preferential effect on glucagon synthesisJBC Papers in Press. Published on October 19, 2011 as Manuscript M111.281980
Niamh X. Cawley et al., Obese carboxypeptidase E knockout mice exhibit multiple defects in peptide hormone processing contributing to low bone mineral density.AJP - Endo August 1, 2010 vol. 299 no. 2 E189-E197
Claret et al. AMPK is essential for energy homeostasis regulation and glucose sensing by POMC and AgRP neurons J Clin Invest. 2007 Aug;117(8):2325-36.
Li et al. Lean rats with hypothalamic pro-opiomelanocortin overexpression exhibit greater diet-induced obesity and impaired central melanocortin responsiveness Diabetologia. 2007 Jul;50(7):1490-9.
Li et al. Melanocortin activation of nucleus of the solitary tract avoids anorectic tachyphylaxis and induces prolonged weight lossAm J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jul;293(1):E252-8.
Kappeler et al. Plasma and Hypothalamic Peptide-Hormone Levels Regulating Somatotroph Function and Energy Balance in Fed and Fasted States: A Comparative Study in Four Strains of Rats J Neuroendocrinol. 2004 Dec;16(12):980-8.
Miller et al. Obliteration of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone derived from POMC in pituitary and brains of PC2-deficient mice.J Neurochem. 2003 Aug;86(3):556-63.
Kim et al. ARC POMC mRNA and PVN alpha-MSH are lower in obese relative to lean zucker rats.Brain Res. 2000 Apr 17;862(1-2):11-6.
Kim et al. STZ-induced diabetes decreases and insulin normalizes POMC mRNA in arcuate nucleus and pituitary in rats Am J Physiol. 1999 May;276(5 Pt 2):R1320-6.
Harrold et al. Changes in hypothalamic agouti-related protein (AGRP), but not alpha-MSH or pro-opiomelanocortin concentrations in dietary-obese and food-restricted rats.Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1999 May 19;258(3):574-7.