PROOPIOMELANOCORTIN - FUNCTION & DISEASES - LABORATORY VALUES

Proopiomelanocortin



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Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) is a so-called prohormone, from which over ten different active hormones can be formed. The prohormone is synthesized in the adenohypophysis, in the hypothalamus as well as in the placenta and the epithelia, in order to be there