MCH may act as a neurotransmitter or neuromodulator in a broad array of neuronal functions directed toward the regulation of goal-directed behavior, such as food intake, and general arousal. May also have a role in spermatocyte differentiation.
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Protein Aliases: MCH; Melanin-concentrating hormone; NEI; Neuropeptide-glutamic acid-isoleucine; neuropeptide-glutamic acid-isoleucine (NEI); Neuropeptide-glycine-glutamic acid; neuropeptide-glycine-glutamic acid (NGE); NGE; prepro-MCH; prepro-melanin-concentrating hormone; Pro-MCH; pro-melanin-concentrating hormone
Gene Aliases: A230109K23Rik; MCH; PMCH; ppMCH