Alpha-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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α-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) is an endogenous peptide hormone and neuropeptide.

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ME/CFS[edit]

A study of 55 patients found significantly higher levels of a-MSH in the blood in chronic fatigue syndrome patients.[1]

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  1. The increase of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone in the plasma of chronic fatigue syndrome patients


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