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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Drug Names(s): BMS 830216
Description: BMS-830216, a prodrug of BMS-819881, is a MCHR1 antagonist.
The protein encoded by this gene, a member of the G protein-coupled receptor family, is an integral plasma membrane protein which binds melanin-concentrating hormone. The encoded protein can inhibit cAMP accumulation and stimulate intracellular calcium flux, and is probably involved in the neuronal regulation of food consumption.
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