Image of the Day: Pretty Prohormone

Once it’s cleaved, the protein precursor pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) gives rise to hormones involved in appetite, arousal, pleasure, and more.

Jun 8, 2017
The Scientist Staff

A fluorescent microscopy image depicting POMC neurons (green) in the arcuate nucleus of the mouse hypothalamus.

ALICIA G GÓMEZ-VALADÉS